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Solar power push lights up options for India's rural women
by Manipadma Jena

Thomson Reuters Foundation    Translate This Article
12 February 2018

On 12 February 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation reported: In her village of Komalia, the fog swirls so thick at 7 a.m. that Akansha Singh can see no more than 15 meters ahead. But the 20-year-old is already cycling to her workplace, nine kilometers away. Halfway there she stops for two hours at a computer training center, where she's learning internet skills. ... Solar energy powers most of her day -- the computer training center and the 25-woman garment factory run on solar mini-grid electricity -- and clean power has given her personal choice as well, she said. Global Good News service views this news as a sign of rising positivity in the fields of science and business, documenting the growth of life-supporting, evolutionary trends.

If the mini-grid system had not been put in place, Singh -- a recent college graduate without funds to pursue training as a teacher, the only job open to women in her village -- would have had no alternative but to marry, she said.

In fact, 'I would already be married off,' she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Today, however, she earns 4,500 rupees ($70) a month working on solar-powered sewing machines. She uses part of that to pay 300 rupees ($4.70) a month for her computer education class -- and is planning to start a computer training center closer to home.

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