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Solar Sister: A 2011 SVN Innovation Award Winner | Care2 Causes

Solar Sister: A 2011 SVN Innovation Award Winner | Care2 Causes

Florence lives in rural Uganda and is a member of the Ntulume Village Women’s Development Association. She’s also a Solar Sister. Solar Sister , the brainchild of Katherine Lucey, is a social enterprise focused on eradicating energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity. One quarter of the world’s population — 1.6 billion people — don’t have reliable access to electricity. The lion’s share — seventy percent — are women and girls who live in the developing world. Instead, they rely on kerosene lanterns and paraffin candles for light, choices that are both inefficient and hazardous, and they spend up to forty percent of their incomes on these poor energy sources. Lucey’s innovative solution is to equip these women to become what she calls “solar entrepreneurs” and provide them with the tools to sell solar technology. The women sell an array of clean energy ho...

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