Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
Basking on the equator, Uganda catches plenty of rays. A library database and solar power project is using them to connect rural farmers.
Beep beep! For some students, hopping on the school bus is hopping into the classroom. Four communities are using solar-powered mobile classrooms to overcome inaccessibility to the power grid.
Warm milk spoils—and millions of the world's energy-poor rural farmers have no way to keep it cool.
If only the bovine digestive system also produced some sort of vast and seemingly endless flow of energy-rich sludge.
Impacts of energy use on climate change are widely discussed, but what about the other way around?
Technology doesn’t always come from experts with expensive equipment. William Kamkwamba’s junkyard windmill proves it.
From low-tech light bulbs in the Philippines to microfinance in Nicaragua, our team of young writers covered lots of ground this year.
When the government fails to provide, the savvy entrepreneur fills the gaps—but not without criticism.
Almost one in four people live without power worldwide. Without electricity, these people are at a disadvantage in nearly every aspect of their lives. Having electricity means the ability to study at night and get an education.
Curated news and insights about innovative, market-driven solutions to poverty explored through news, commentary and discussion.
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