Provide Solar Power to 8 Sierra Leone Villages

 
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Provide Solar Power to 8 Sierra Leone Villages

Provide Solar Power to 8 Sierra Leone Villages
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Typical village school

Typical village school
This is a typical school in the project area with three classrooms, an office and storeroom. Most schools have been built since the end of the war through government and donor work. (view small | med | large | orig)

Old school building - Kambama

Old school building - Kambama
The Kambama community is currently using the town barri as a school. Community members, with financial support from Tiwai Island revenue, are completing the construction of a permanent, dedicated school structure. (view small | med | large | orig)

Building blocks

Building blocks
Just a small portion of the thousands of blocks built for the Kambama school by community members. The Moa River and Tiwai Island in the background. (view small | med | large | orig)

Moa River and Tiwai Island

Moa River and Tiwai Island
View of the Moa River and Tiwai Island. (view small | med | large | orig)

Excited students

Excited students
Some of the excited students from J.B. Titus School in Liberia. (UNHCR funded/EFA implemented solar electricity project in Liberia-2007) (view small | med | large | orig)

Stuck in the mud

Stuck in the mud
'Difficult' roads are just one of the problems with providing grid electricity to remote areas in West Africa. Reliable, stand-alone, solar power provides an ideal option under these conditions. (UNHCR funded/EFA implemented solar electricity project in Liberia-2007) (view small | med | large | orig)

Late night installation

Late night installation
Our hard working team will work day and night to get the job done properly! (UNHCR funded/EFA implemented solar electricity project in Liberia-2007) (view small | med | large | orig)

Chief Vandy turning on the power

Chief Vandy turning on the power
Photo from Progress Report 'Kambama Village' (view small | med | large | orig)

Running the cable to the school

Running the cable to the school
Photo from Progress Report 'Kambama Village' (view small | med | large | orig)

Retired Project

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Organization

Environmental Foundation for Africa

Freetown Peninsula, PMB 34, Sierra Leone
http://www.efasl.org.uk

Project Leader

Chris Playford Playford

Project Co-ordinator EFA Renewable Energy Section
Lakka, Freetown Peninsula Sierra Leone

Where is this project located?

Map of Provide Solar Power to 8 Sierra Leone Villages