An ESMAP Funded Program Helps Rwandese Break Out of Poverty Says Irish Times
A beneficiary of World Bank/ESMAP’s Lighting Africa Initiative Sameer Hajee has introduced pedal propelled rechargeable lamps to break the poverty trap, increase incomes and improve lives of many villages in Rwanda, Kenya. The power generating innovation uses portable, inexpensive rechargeable LED lights that can be either recharged by a solar panel or AC charger or a pedal propelled generator. The Irish Times Newspaper, recently wrote about the benefits of ESMAP’s funded NURU Energy project. Learn more.