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Scratch-Card Solar Brings Clean Energy to Kenya's Poor


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JL
- 549 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.



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JL A. (276)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 12:49 pm
I'm testing because of reports of challenges making comments.
 

Mary T. (321)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 1:15 pm
this is a great idea, everyone should be using solar energy
 

Christeen Anderson (553)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 1:55 pm
This is so great. Thanks for sharing.
 

JL A. (276)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 2:08 pm
You are welcome Christeen.
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Terry V. (30)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 3:00 pm
FANTASTIC, THANKS and SHARED!!!


HOPE CENTERS for CHILDREN of AFRICA
 

JL A. (276)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 3:01 pm
You are welcome Terry!
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Theodore Shayne (56)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 5:01 pm
What a novel idea.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 5:05 pm
I'm all for solar energy!
 

JL A. (276)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 5:05 pm
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greenplanet e. (157)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 5:44 pm
The more solar the better!

Low-tech is good.
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 6:05 pm
It is very important for people in the developing world to have solar for a clean source of energy!
 

Paul Girardin (126)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 6:56 pm
There is hope after all!

Thanks for sharing!
 

JL A. (276)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 7:07 pm
You are welcome Paul! You cannot currently send a star to Paul because you have done so within the last day.
 

Sherri G. (117)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 2:33 am
That is great news for Kenyans. Now if only we could do more in our country. PGE didn't qualify me for solar because I have so many trees and shade. On the other hand the trees keep my energy needs low. Thank you JL Note.
 

JL A. (276)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 6:59 am
You are welcome Sherri. You cannot currently send a star to Sherri because you have done so within the last day.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 8:33 am
Noted, thanks.
 

JL A. (276)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 8:43 am
You are welcome Kerrie.
 

Carmen S. (618)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 2:57 pm
Thanks JL, this is a great idea and hope solar becomes more available
 
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