- SA entrepreneur Sarah Collins invented Wonderbag in 2008
- It can heat food without using electricity
- Time Magazine has now named it among the world's most genius products
The respected Time Magazine has named the Wonderbag, South Africa's magical cooking bag, as one of the world's genius products.
The Time's list of 50 most genius companies in the world recognises products that create solutions to everyday challenges affecting people, thesouthafrican.com reports.
Wonderbag enables people to keep food and drinks heated or cooled for up to 12 hours without using electricity, Briefly.co.za learned.
KwaZulu-Natal's Sarah Collins invented it in 2008 after experiencing frequent power cuts caused by load shedding at the time.
It is friendly to the environment by reducing fuel costs. It uses recycled polystyrene balls for thermal effect and contributes to the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.
Collins took to Instagram recently to celebrate this prestigious recognition of her invention. She wrote:
I knew this could be a global game changer for women around the world- from mud huts, refugee camps to Manhattan apartments, we witness the impact - cooking and time ARE a Human Right but so is dignity and freedom.
More than 1.5million Wonderbags have been produced since 2008. The Red Cross has even used them in refugee camps in Rwanda and Uganda.
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