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What Energy Deprivation Really Means In Refugee Camps

February 16th, 2019 | by The Beam

There are few places in the world where energy poverty is more rife than in refugee camps. About 80% of those who live in camps have absolutely minimal access to energy for cooking and heating, and about 90% have no access to electricity. Displaced families can use renewable energy to create revenues, and start the journey to reclaim their lives. Women and girls are safer when they have access to a cleaner energy source for lighting and cooking

Bringing Light To The Kakuma Refugee Camp

November 6th, 2018 | by The Beam

As violence, hunger and the breakdown of public institutions have driven around five million Congolese from their homes, Kasanga Alexandre brought his family to Kenya, where he finally dares to dream of brighter days for his children and himself.

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