For Muslims suggested the Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Hajj performed in the heat of the sun that illuminates the desert country. Muslims gather more than three million Muslims from around the world to Saudi Arabia. The Government of Saudi Arabia has always reminded to always use an umbrella during worship.
The heat of the weather in Mecca and its surroundings can make the human body feel more tired and dehydrated. By using protective headgear or umbrella, pilgrims can carry out the service with more comfort.
Now, a Palestinian Arab company that calls itself a knowledge-base, creating a more sophisticated umbrella. It called “Kafya” or “smart umbrella” that would protect the user from the sun, by absorbing the sun’s energy. The absorbed energy is converted into electricity via solar panels are connected at the end of the umbrella.
The electrical energy is then stored in the handle. Not only that, the sophistication of the electricity can be used to turn on the flashlight, fan, and GPS (Global Positioning System). The handle of the umbrella is also equipped with a USB slot, so it can be used to charge the phone and laptop. “Umbrella is specially created for the pilgrims. This stuff can help them to find the location of other participants,” said co-discoverer Kafya, Manal Danis. Kafya very helpful and now pilgrims could worship in peace and comfort.