In the pictures below taken in May we see how electricity after dark, even the smallest amount, a lamp with two tiny LED bulbs, transforms lives. The mother can perform house-hold chores more easily, and children can now study at night, both of which are of the extreme essence in the fight against poverty. Most children in Nepal have to work for money during the day when not in school. By providing this family with a "Mero Bakas", Nepalese for "my box", a small rechargeable battery recharged by a pedal generator every two months, people feel productive and hopeful. Children, in particular, feel that their minds are valued.
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Project Leader: David Sowerwine
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