How much energy do you use?

How much energy do you use?

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Think about your daily routine for a minute. What household items do you use that require electricity?

620 million people in sub-Saharan Africa don’t have access to electricity. That means a lot of the items you’re thinking of aren’t an option because they require electricity: refrigerating your food, heating your water or watching the news.

Turns out, most of our electricity-powered appliances use more energy than an average person in sub-Saharan Africa does:

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That means just one freezer uses more than an average person in Liberia.

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Surprised? I know I am.

It’s time to change this. Tell Congress to support the Electrify Africa Act – a bill that will help provide electricity to 50 million people in Africa for the first time.

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