Bike-power benefits Guatemalan community

Bicycles find low-cost and sustainable use powering pumps and other small devices.

    In a world of modern and hi-tech solutions, some of the most useful tools can be made from analogue technologies of the past.

    In San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala, one community is using bicycles to power small-scale devices at very low cost.

    Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports from the area.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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