Ashden Award winners 2012 – The social enterprise Barefoot Power is rolling out a wide range of solar power products at speed across Africa, brightening up the lives of those with limited or no access to grid power. Products range from single desk lamps to complete kits for use by community homes, clinics and schools. With good links to microfinance organisations, Barefoot has sold about 350,000 lanterns and lighting kits to the rural poor in over 20 countries in Africa, Asia Pacific, India and the Americas.
Author: One Planet Pictures
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