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Solar Rural Electrification for Communities

by ChildHelp Sierra Leone
Solar Rural Electrification for Communities
Solar Rural Electrification for Communities
Solar Rural Electrification for Communities
Solar Rural Electrification for Communities
Solar Rural Electrification for Communities
Solar Rural Electrification for Communities

Summary

Gbendembu chiefdom lack of electricity power supply to boost their literacy and economy and Agriculture is their most important economic activity for nearly 80% of the population. Over 2,437 farmers in 24 villages were trained in agriculture, literacy and skills to increase household income with improved rice cultivation and fruit production skills. Our next phase is to reinforce past training and provide solar power lights for 9 out of 24 communities for education and business development.

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Challenge

Literacy classes, small agro-industries and other businesses that have started need electricity supply. Total darkness is total poverty. They have no access to facilities such as charging devices, power for computers, electrical works, phones and home utensils and for night studies. They are constraint every month to access power supply. Providing power is giving life. Join us, volunteer, or donate to bring light to 9 poverty stricken communities that has potentials for sustainable development

Solution

Funds are needed to buy Solar panels and its accessories to cover 9 out 24 communities to provide access to electricity, improve their economy, social life and literacy standard. Houses will be provided with lights, communities with street lights and water pumps for clean water, communication and charging stations to charge cell phones, send and receive emails, play games and make international calls using social media networks to bridge the international digital divide.

Long-Term Impact

Providing light is bringing in joy, happiness and new life to the first 9 villages as priority. The life of the communities and its people will change. Migration minimized. Poverty alleviated; employment created, more women in decision-making positions, agricultural activities and literacy courses improved, local businesses and self-initiatives improved, capacity built to raise funds, information and communication improved, finances saved and gained, and development sustainability achieved.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.childhelpsl.org/​en

Organization Information

ChildHelp Sierra Leone

Location: Makeni, W.A. - Sierra Leone
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Twitter: @ChildHelpSierra
ChildHelp Sierra Leone
KAPRIE J G THORONKA
Project Leader:
KAPRIE J G THORONKA
CEO/Director
Makeni, W.A. Sierra Leone

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