Great Plains sends 9 to study solar power tech

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The Great Plains Foundation in partnership with the Indian Barefoot College will be sending nine women to India to learn about solar technology.

The six-month programme gives rural women practical knowledge and skills in electrification through solar power.

According to the CEO and founder of Great Plains, Dereck Joubert, on their return, they will be able to facilitate the electrification of their villages, helping to put an end to the use of candles and paraffin lanterns, which often lead to terrible fires.

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