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Merry-Go-Round Turns Play Into Clean Power for Students in Ghana
Green Lifestyle  (tags: technology, green, renewable energy, human powered, Ghana, Africa )

Shaheen
- 419 days ago - treehugger.com
A non-profit called Empower Playgrounds has developed a way to harness the energy of kids playing in order to provide electricity to poor rural villages in Africa. The organization is making merry-go-rounds that have a clean tech twist --
Cookstoves Program Aims To Spread Devices Across Africa And Asia
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, family, world, CoolStuff, energy, goodnews, health, home, protection, sustainable, technology, society, africa )

JL
- 480 days ago - ecosystemmarketplace.com
This year's State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2013 report showed that carbon markets are funneling more and more money into projects that distribute low-carbon cookstoves. Now, a new initiative seeks to propel the adoption of these offset projects eve
Scratch-Card Solar Brings Clean Energy to Kenya's Poor
Green Lifestyle  (tags: world, society, africa, asia, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, energy, sustainable, Sustainabililty, protection, home, health, green, family )

JL
- 520 days ago - trust.org
Kenya's poor turn to solar power:Solar energy kits are being purchased by Kenya's poor to replace kerosene lanterns and to power mobile phones. The kits also are available in Malawi, South Sudan and Zambia.
Will Huge New Hydro Projects Bring Power to Africa's People?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, world, development, africa, Sustainabililty, green )

Cal
- 545 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Critics contend small-scale renewable energy projects would be a far more effective way of bringing power to the hundreds of millions of Africans still without electricity.
Solar Power Brings Piped Water to Rural Western Kenya's Doorstep
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, GoodNews, ethics, world, eco-friendly, sustainable, water, Sustainabililty, society, humans, home, health, healthy, green, energy, CoolStuff, coolstuff )

JL
- 549 days ago - trust.org
Residents of some rural communities in Western Kenya can now access clean piped water at their doorsteps, thanks to solar-powered engines that pump it from borehole wells.
Nigeria Sets Clean Cookstoves Goal
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, world, society, news, government, ethics, children, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, healthconditions, humans, greenhousegases, green, science, Sustainabililty, protection, globalwarming, globalwarming, CO2emissions, eco-friendly, Cool )

JL
- 570 days ago - thisdaylive.com
The Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, working with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, is setting a goal of delivering 10 million clean cookstoves to homes and institutions in Nigeria by 2020.The groups are raising public awareness about the
African Tree-Planting Initiative Is Showing Results
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, GoodNews, world, Sustainabililty, sustainable, green, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, conservation, environment )

JL
- 570 days ago - blogs.cfr.org
Better harvests and improved diets are two of the benefits of the Great Green Wall initiative launched to support the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, writes Kyle Benjamin Schneps.The reforestation project will stretch across 11 Afric
Ethiopia Leads the Bamboo Revolution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, freedoms, ethics, government, interesting, world, europe, Sustainabililty, sustainable, CoolStuff )

JL
- 588 days ago - ipsnews.net
A combination of an abundance of bamboo and eager foreign investment is making Ethiopia a frontier for the bamboo industrial revolution in Africa, according to this country's government.
Somaliland Gets Wind in Its Sails for Revamping Power Sector
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, world, GoodNews, goodnews, energy, green, sustainable )

JL
- 591 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The region's antiquated, piecemeal power grid is constraining growth - but a new energy bill may change that
Solar Energy Brings Voters to the Polls in Kenya
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, energy, sustainable, protection, home, green, goodnews )

JL
- 597 days ago - trust.org
As Leseiya Nkontoi queued for hours to vote in Kenya's tense presidential elections earlier this month, there was one problem she didn't worry about: How to finish her neglected chores when she got back home late in the evening.
Water-Sparing Rice Farming Proves Viable in Kenya
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, world, food, environment, eco-friendly, water, Sustainabililty, sustainable, society, protection, interesting, green, coolstuff, CoolStuff )

JL
- 610 days ago - trust.org
Faced with pressure on supplies of irrigation water due to climate shifts and an increasing population, rice farmers in 4 Kenyan irrigation schemes have adopted a new crop management system that allows them to grow their crops without flooding their pa
Solar-Powered Mobile Health Centre Rolls Into Cape Town
Green Lifestyle  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, freedoms, GoodNews, humanrights, HumanRights, death, children, society, world, healthcare, health, medicine, interesting, disease, prevention, protection, safety, treatment, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, green, protection, Sustainabilil )

JL
- 618 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Solar truck equipped with remarkable range of facilities could revolutionise healthcare in rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa
Saving Childhood With a Repurposed Ambulance, An Underground Playground, and Big Blue Blocks
Green Lifestyle  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, conflict, war, violence, world, society, humanrights, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, middle-east, children, ethics )

JL
- 627 days ago - kaboom.org
All children deserve a childhood. But when faced with external circumstances like illness, war, natural disaster, or extreme poverty, some children risk missing out on the simple joys of running, laughing, discovering, and creating
How Do You Protect a Neighborhood Against Flooding? Float It, of Course
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, sustainable, green, greenliving, CoolStuff, coolstuff )

JL
- 651 days ago - takepart.com
A Nigerian project hopes to turn a flood-prone settlement into a sustainably designed community.
The High-Tech IShack That's Smarter Than Most Homes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, energy, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, green, goodnews, sustainable, Sustainabililty, society, home )

JL
- 662 days ago - takepart.com
The iShack can provide solar-powered energy, safety and economic viability for sub-Saharan Africans.
 

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