In Kibera, tap water is often contaminated with waste causing outbreaks of cholera and typhoid. (Natasha Elkington, Reuters)

[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes

Demelza Bush
Science from the Swiss cleans water with sunlight.

Science from the Swiss cleans water with sunlight.

Solar disinfection (Sodis) is helping communities in developing countries access clean drinking water one clear plastic bottle at a time. 

In Kenya's Kibera slums, clean water is hard to come by and too expensive to buy. Watch how the community has slashed cases of waterborne illness by introducing this simple Sodis solution.

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