Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project

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Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project Produces solar panels to harness the power of the sun and transform it into affordable energy sources for rural needs. The organization produces solar panels from one watt to 65 watts, modified to suit local needs that are then sold as an alternative source of energy to local communities at a relatively affordable price. Solar systems are used for lighting, and income generation. More over, youth who are directly involved in the production process receive an income.

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Location

Mbale
Uganda
1° 4' 38.19" N, 34° 10' 19.0596" E
UG

Comments

I am really impressed with this project, because you had to start at the beginning. No one knew how to get this project going, and you searched for the knowledge on how to make solar cells. Brian Clark came from the U.S. to do some training, and now you have an ongoing project that not only provides electricity, but creates jobs and raises money for other projects. Good work, Mt. Elgon friends!

I am really impressed with this project, because you had to start at the beginning. No one knew how to get this project going, and you searched for the knowledge on how to make solar cells. Brian Clark came from the U.S. to do some training, and now you have an ongoing project that not only provides electricity, but creates jobs and raises money for other projects. Good work, Mt. Elgon friends!