Encore Player MP3

Freeplay Energy

A solar-powered radio with phone charging capabilities.

Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

Product description Brand name and product description

Encore Player MP3 is a solar-powered radio with the ability to charge a mobile phone. The radio also includes a task light. As a power backup, the unit can also be manually powered using a winding mechanism.

This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2021 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low‐Resource Settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

85 USD

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SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Goal 4: Quality education

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Community members, teachers

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