A group of young eco minded Egyptians hold workshops on how to build low cost solar water heaters - believing the sun could be the solution to Egypt's energy crisis
Egypt's fuel and energy problems are increasing at an alarming rate, but the solution may lie in one the country's most abundant resources - the sun.
With electricity blackouts and fuel shortages becoming all to common, a group of young Egyptians believe the answer is to go green.
Ice Cairo have drawn on the 40 years worth of experience of solar power expert Adel Hanna to develop a low cost solar powered water heater that brings hot water into your home with no electricity - and crucially, no electricity bills.
What's more, they want to spread this knowledge. On what they call 'Solar Hackathons', they teach others how to construct the water heaters - created using local materials at an affordable cost.
At this Hackathon, the Ice Cairo team went to the 'Deep South' camp in Marsa Allam to give a workshop. They hope that having a functioning working model there will encourage other camps and hotels - as well as local Bedouins - to make the switch to solar power.
Video by Simon Hanna.