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Felicia commented on Sustainability for Syrians

Hi Kelsey,
I love the idea of providing a portable kit to refugees in need. I understand the intention of combining a solar panel with a tent so that refugees will have some shelter and energy. That being said, solar panels can be pricey depending on the size and the amount of energy it would produce. Small solar panels are usually good for powering a simple light and aren't usually enough to power other appliances like a portable stove. Overall I still think this is a good idea and will most certainly benefit the refugees. Good work!

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Felicia commented on Housing for Haitians

Hi Caroline,
Overall this is an amazing idea that seems very plausible. I like the use of readily available resources like reclaimed wood to build and how hempcrete is able to save energy and absorb CO2.
I do wonder where the hempcrete would be coming from and how funding may work as there will be quite a few resources needed other than reclaimed wood to build. Great work!

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Felicia commented on Family Meals

Hi there,

Overall I think this a great idea and it is really great that this is helping feed the hungry. I definitely think getting feedback from people who receive the meals would be good idea. Like you have probably seen, biodegradables would help conserve resources and overall reduce waste, which is part of this challenge. I love that you are saving food from being wasted, but how do you know the food safe to eat? And do you know the exact process the food goes through before you receive? How do you distribute the food? I think this could be beneficial to many people, you may be able to gain a bit a profit if you try to sell this to the public. This is only an idea. Great idea, good work!