(CBS) – Two Chicago architectural students have developed a product they hope will make vulnerable people safe following natural disasters.

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to the creators of luminAID.

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Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta saw the images from the Haiti earthquake – with its people plunged into total darkness — and developed a rechargeable product that could provide light through solar technology.

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They came up with the inflatable luminAID, which can serve as a lamp for up to 16 hours. To date, they’ve sold 75,000 of them, including orders to not-for-profit humanitarian organizations.

“Just to know that somebody will benefit from that light – yes, it’s very meaningful for us,” Stork says.

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