Climate Change Mitigation
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Environmentally Friendly Electricity for Flor de Mayo, Bolivia
"We´re so happy," said Flora Huanca, who'd never had electricity in her life before last year. "We used to arrive from the fields as it was getting dark, and I had to make dinner with a kerosene lamp." Ten-year-old Nando Arequipa, who was summoned by his teacher to recount how electrical ...read more
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Isolated Kenyan Village Gets Connected
Eventually, they will get an Internet connection for virtually unlimited scope of possibilities. Ignoring the scorching midday heat, hundreds of villagers—husbands, wives and teenagers—struggle to control the waters of the local Tungu River in preparation for the micro hydro development. ...read more
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"Lighting Up": Community Action, Global Impact
To build on their initial success, SGP, the Small Grants Programme funded by the Global Environment Facility and administered by the United Nations Development Programme, made three grants - to ADESOL, the Society for Integral Development for the Northeast and Social Services of Dominican ...read more