Photo by Marco Garofalo

solar mini-grid

productive use

The solar mini-grid of 16kW supplying the village is not powerful enough to operate the indispensable milling machine. Diesel fuel hasn’t arrived today. A Maasai woman can only wait to grind her maize before going home where she still has to light the fire, cook the food and finish all her chores. Her house is 10km away and is not reached by the mini-grid. “I just hope to get home before darkness”