Approximately 1.3 billion people worldwide still do not have access to electricity? This lack of access not only affects their quality of life but also contributes to environmental degradation.
Imagine the improvement and stability if everychild had access to quality education, regardless of their location or access to electricity.
That’s why Kemigisha Tryphine exist to lead an initiative that provides solar powered school bags to rural children. The bags help students carry their school books and comes with an 11 watt solar lamp that can power a light for studying after the dark.
The small solar systems offer a safer and more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional kerosene lamps, which emit harmful smoke and contribute to indoor air pollution.
The Gewuza Foundation is committed to making sustainable energy accessible to everyone, especially those living in rural communities, empowering this communities to respond to climate change and achieve resilient livelihoods, while also promoting inclusive learning for children.
In Gewuza Foundation they believe that access to sustainable energy can improve lives, create economic opportunities, and preserve our planet.
By providing access to sustainable energy, Gewuza Foundation aim to improve the quality of life for those living in rural communities and reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources.
Excerpt from the African Lane Magazine’s third Edition.