"Our goal, quite simply, is to provide greater access to light for families so their children can read and study at night. It’s amazing that such a simple and affordable product has the potential to have a dramatic impact on education."
This traditional dessert, sometimes known as melktert, can be served hot or cold and often consists of a shortbread crust and a supremely light filling made with milk and eggs. Check out these five recipes—and start adding the ingredients to your next grocery list.
GREAT NEWS: The House of Representatives just passed the bipartisan Electrify Africa Act! This bill will help sub-Saharan African countries modernize their power infrastructure and increase their access to electricity—saving lives, strengthening education, alleviating extreme poverty, and accelerating growth and development...
This is a huge victory for the fight against poverty in Africa and it has been a long time coming. Next up, our mission will be to get the House to vote on S. 2152, pass it, and send it to the President for signature!
Lack of electricity can mean no light at school, in a hospital, or at home. It can mean diseases and death, mostly affecting women and children, caused by household smoke from cooking. Imagine the number of lives lost because of lack of energy.
It's probably not hard to imagine that electricity is critical to all aspects of development. And Malawi's situation isn't singular: Across sub-Saharan Africa, 7 out of 10 people don't have access to electricity.
This week, volunteers all over the United States have been delivering more than 134,000 names to members of Congress, asking them to please help #ElectrifyAfrica! We are SO grateful for all of our awesome volunteers!
What does makeup have to do with solar power? This organization is using the Avon model to address gender inequality through energy access by having female entrepreneurs buy and sell solar technologies!
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, heatin......