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Solar Sister Girl Empowerment Program

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The second campaign was developed by Solar Sister to empower girls by providing them with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education through deliberate strategies to connect learning to real-life experiences. Incorporating technology, including solar powered products from d.light, Barefoot Energy and Nokero, Solar Sister teaches business skills and provides expanded access to clean energy technologies that enhance educational performance. Continue reading

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Three Invent for Humanity participating organizations included in the finalist round of the INDEX: awards. INDEX: Award is the world’s largest monetary prize for design. What sets the INDEX: Award apart from other design awards is its focus on “Design … Continue reading

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Introducing: the Q Drum Manufacturing Campaign

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Our first manufacturing campaign, in collaboration with Q Drum, seeks to establish a licensing agreement for the manufacture of Q Drum technology in Mexico and the Philippines. This is a sneak peek into the inner-workings and progress of our first … Continue reading

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Featured Interview with Katherine Lucey – Founder & CEO of Solar Sister

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Solar Sister has brought hope and empowerment to women all across Sub-Saharan Africa. Their solution to the basic need of electricity has allowed women to invest in their families’ future and also have a stake in their community. Invent for … Continue reading

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