Dehydrating mangoes with home made solar dehydrator in El Salvador

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With the help of our volunteers we filled our new solar dehydrator with mangoes and coconuts.

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Solar dehydrators use the power of the sun, which we have ample amounts of here in El Salvador, to dry mangoes, and other foods. This preserves the mango so we can continue to eat delicious fruit months after they are no longer dripping off the trees.
Check out designs for this solar dehydrator.

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Find out more about how to volunteer in El Salvador at La Tortuga Verde here.