Breath of life brings hope to millions

Kenyan villages will be the first to benefit from the initiative

Kenyan villages will be the first to benefit from the initiative

In November, I travelled to Kenya to visit unelectrified communities.

The landscapes are stunning and varied, moving quickly from verdant tropical coast to sweeping savannah to hardscrabble semi-desert. Yet amid such natural wealth exists heartbreaking poverty.

It’s all the more heartbreaking because we can fight it without leaving the comfort zone of our own industry. We know how transformative energy can be. Electricity is key to supporting education, the best path out of poverty for all children. It improves health — lighting clinics and powering lifesaving technology. It boosts agriculture, allowing better food storage and mitigating drought. Yet in most off-grid areas Log in to read complete article.

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