When you live in a world where electricity is available anytime with the flick of a switch, it can be hard to imagine how life-changing a single solar lamp or a more efficient cookstove can be. But then you meet our Solar Sister entrepreneurs, and see the smiles on the faces of their customers– students studying at night, mothers breathing cleaner air, nurses tending to their patients, families saving money,… Read more >
Samenvatting Video Watch Mrs. Ndeye Bineta Sarr and Mrs. Tida Mballo who has been able to double production thanks to the use of solar energy.
Josephine Ngumba an energy entrepreneur from Kenya working with Practical Action speaks with Energia from the 2015 SE4All Forum in New York City where she is participating in a number of panels. Learn more about Practical Action by visiting www.practicalaction.org.
Smoke kills. Darkness kills. Imagine if every meal you cook is slowly killing you and your family with toxic smoke. Imagine you have to give birth in the dark, and the midwife can’t see to help if things go wrong. More than one billion people in the world still live without electricity and almost 3 billion still cook using polluting fuels like kerosene, wood, charcoal and dung. Every year, 4.3… Read more >