Women + Energy = Development

 
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  • Women + Energy = Development has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $7,575 from an original funding goal of $7,500!
    • 5 months ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 5 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development posted a progress report
    A story of change and possibility
    By - Carole Lundgren - Project Contributor
    Meme Felicia smiles, cooking fresh cuts of meat and preparing chips in Oshikango market. She adds another cut of beef to the grill. Customers wait in line and point to the pieces of meat they want, and grab a piece of tripe to chew on while they wait for Felicia to prepare their order. Felicia serves up a plate full of food...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 6 donations
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 3 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 2 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development posted a progress report
    Update from Elephant Energy's WE Project!
    By - Katie Murphy - Executive Director
    With your help, Elephant Energy has made exciting process with our Women’s Energy Project in the last three months. Our women sales agents brought light to over 300 people living without electricity using our rent-to-own program, and launched new marketing initiatives, including educational radio programming and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 27 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development posted a progress report
    Earth Hour: Namibian Women Happily Switching the Lights On
    By - Steve Felton - Reporter for the Namibian Newspaper
    The power line to the school passes right over Annety's house. After the sun goes down, Sesheke village in the Caprivi Region is plunged into darkness - like most of rural Namibia. It's ironic that just before Earth Hour, when the world is supposed to switch off lights to raise awareness about energy wastage, many Namibians...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development posted a progress report
    Women's Energy Project Success in 2012
    By - Doug Vilsack - EE Board Chair
    Women are central to Elephant Energy’s success in delivering affordable energy solutions to rural households throughout Namibia. Since our Women’s Energy Project began over two years ago, the women of Kwandu Conservancy have tested dozens of energy products, sold hundreds of solar-powered lights and cell phone...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has received 37 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development posted a progress report
    Learning to be a Solar Sales Agent
    By - Katie Murphy - Africa Program Director
    On June 13th and 14th, Elephant Energy held a two-day training in Katima Mulilo, Namibia to recruit a new group of traveling sales agents.  Sales agents work on a commissioned basis, earning between $1 -$4 profit for each product sold, which is an important source of supplementary income for their households. The...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development posted a progress report
    Rent-A-Light in Namibia
    By - Doug Vilsack - Executive Director
    Money is scarce in Namibia, and many people can't afford to pay $10-40 for a solar-powered light at our Elephant Energy shop in Katima Mulilo.  EE's Rent-A-Light Pilot Project addresses this problem by establishing a program to generate income for rural women entrepreneurs via a rent-to-own or installment sales model...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Women + Energy = Development has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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