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Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

A social enterprise group, Solar Sister Nigeria, in collaboration with Solar Nigeria programme has called for increased role by women in clean energy access, especially in underserved communities across the country. Speaking at a media advocacy/workshop in Abuja, the Country Manager, Solar Sister Nigeria, Olasimbo Sojinrin stated that Nigeria in particular and Africa as a […]

Communal Progress : Accessing ‘Morning Light’ And Loans

Communal Progress : Accessing ‘Morning Light’ And Loans

In a drought-prone village of southern Ethiopia stands a small solar-energy-powered shop, fondly named by women as ‘Shaka’, which means the ‘morning light’. It’s the hub of a sustainable energy and economic enterprise women describe as “the shining light in our lives”. Here, women collectively use solar energy to benefit themselves, the community and their […]

Women Play Key Role In Solar Energy Projects

Women Play Key Role In Solar Energy Projects

 Since weather affects everyone, the idea that women are more susceptible to the effects of climate change may strike some as puzzling. However, according to a United Nations report, State of the World Population, women–particularly those in poor countries–will be affected differently than men. An Environmental Justice Foundation report revealed that by 2050 the number […]

Japanese Govt Donates Solar Power Worth $9.7m To Nigeria

Japanese Govt Donates Solar Power Worth $9.7m To Nigeria

The Japanese Government, through its agency, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has donated solar power worth $9.7 million to the Federal Government to boost electricity in the country. The Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria, Mr Sadanobu Kusaoke, disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday during the inauguration of the project. Kusaoke stated that Japan considered the […]

Moringa women: using solar energy to grow women’s incomes in rural Guinea

Moringa women: using solar energy to grow women’s incomes in rural Guinea

Moringa is a vitamin-rich tree that supports biodiversity and prevents soil erosion by keeping the earth full of nutrients. Its leaves provide a dietary supplement and offer over 300 medicinal benefits for many societies worldwide. For its many rumored health benefits, global demand for moringa is on the rise, as are its market prices.