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The Myth of Electrification

Great article from Evan Mills - The Myth of Electrification – LuminaNET.

This is so true. It is all too common for households across Africa to be located right next to power lines, but have no access to electricity. It’s often too expensive for households to pay the connection fee – let alone the monthly power bills.

Combine this with the fact that power supplies are unreliable and you start to see how big a problem much of the world is facing and why people are forced to rely on flame based lighting solutions…AKA Candles and Kerosene.

Pictrure taken form Evan Mills' blog

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3 Responses to “The Myth of Electrification”

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