For Africa’s ‘Solar Sisters,’ Off-Grid Electricity is Power

U.S. businesswoman Katherine Lucey is working with a network of women entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa to sell inexpensive, household solar energy systems. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Lucey explains how solar electricity can transform lives, particularly those of rural African women and girls. READ MORE

 

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A mother in the Ugandan town of Mityana with a new solar-powered lamp. The non-profit organization, Solar Sister, uses a network of women entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa to sell inexpensive, off-the-grid solar energy systems to households so they can power lamps and cell phone chargers. (Photo courtesy of Solar Sister)

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