Friday, 15 October 2010

Blog Action Day | Power through water

ITDG East Africa - 2004 Ashden Award winner
Our winners are ingenious in their use of the water in rivers and streams to provide a renewable source of electricity, lighting homes, improving businesses and empowering communities. From providing security to rural communities in Southern Brazil, replacing dwindling firewood supplies in Pakistan or electrifying remote communities on the slopes of Mount Kenya, the local mini-hydro projects installed by Ashden winners unequivocally demonstrate the power in water.

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