RenewableEnergy: Empowering 4,000 FilipinoFamilies

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Development Through Training And Solar System

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Buikme District, Uganda
Map of Development through training and solar system There is a small Association that was formed by educated men and women of tow neighbour village this association is significant and has tried to change the way these village of Bulega and Makindu in Bukuwe District Buimme senth consitency Najja Country and the two respond villages live by providing plating mantenals such as pineaples,consava stem cutting which they sell and earn money for buying of other basic essential needs.On top of the above they introduced cheep solar system whereby member pay a give little a member and even in indtalment for a long period of time active the solar syatem term job decensis apperaciated. Read more.
Related to project keywords: solar, significant, country, providing, basic

Rural Development

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Vihiga, Kenya
Map of Rural Development Today communication is what drives the world to what it wants to be. Many parts of the world rely on each other for growth. With the resurgent of modern ways of communication the world seem to be moving even faster hence some people remain behind. Many villages in Kenya are ignored on numerous ocassions of development including infastructure when is the core of development. There is meed to therefore to develop information & Technology centers in the villages since this will help growth in these areas. Someone please help those rural people most of whom are youth. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rural development, development, &, rural, information

Rural Area Transformation

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of RURAL AREA TRANSFORMATION To preserve,study and exchange low capital technologies that can increase the sustainability and productivity of people in rural communities Action AID seek understanding of local conditions through which they encourage an attitude of experimentation to rural peoples hence giving them promise of sustainable productivity moreso for generations to come. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rural communities, sustainability, local, rural, increase

Kefinco Water Project In Western Kenya

31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Kefinco Water project in Western Kenya KEFINCO (Kenya Finland Cooperation) came up with a very good project of water in Western Kenyan the year 1998. The project involved construction of boreholes to communities that were beneficiaries. There was no community contribution in this project. The facilities were put up at a total 100% cost of the project funded by KEFINCO. the COMMUNITY PERCEIVED THIS AS A kefinco PROJECT AND AS such named the boreholes (Kefinco boreholes) There was no ownership of the community ans as such no sustainability. As we speak, 10 years down the line, no borehole is operating because they were vandalized by the community. Read more.
Related to project keywords: operating, sustainability, year, communities, put

Geothermal Electricity

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of GEOTHERMAL ELECTRICITY The amount of electricity produced in this nation of Kenya has not been enough to serve the entire nation. At times the Kenya power and lighting company had regulate electricity during rainy seasons and even increased electricity charges per unit. Some areas have remained with electricity for a very long time even with establishment of Kenyan Rural Electrification project. With time there have been various issues about this problem with the Kenya power and Lighting company working hard to expand and increase its power production. Whoever the Geothermal Station in Naivasha (Olkaria) and the most recent one being the project of establishing a geothermal station which is likely to produce greatly the problem of electricity shortages and increase power supply to most pars of the country. Read more.
Related to project keywords: establishment, produced, development, increase, electricity

Woman Organisations

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of woman organisations Mostly women have played a significan role in the establishment and management of a number of projects engaged in rehalilitation activities in a community. And some womens project have nade important contributions to the rehabilitation and management of basic services.They have involved inimplementing water supply projects and managing projects to demobilise youth,as well as many more community-based activities. Their potential for women's organisation to contribute to the rebuilding and development of the society in general,and to the empowerment of women in particular.Although there are also some problems they face during their activities. Read more.
Related to project keywords: establishment, potential, activities, basic, projects


By a male, 22-30 years old, in Makueni, Kenya
Map of ELECTRICITY In rural areas, electricity has not yet reached many people. Electricity helps in improving development of certain areas. It also improves the technology since people can install computers and other electronics. Electricity also creates employment opportunities. In Kilome constituency, our M.P is indeed doing a very good job by ensuring at least the towns get supply of electricity. This has really improved the development of the area. It also improves security since there is lighting at night. Read more.
Related to project keywords: lighting, development, electricity, supply, ensuring

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