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- The Power of Collaboration: Lighting Up Schools in Kenya
Imagine that you are studying for one of the most important exams of your life. Your score will determine if you go on to secondary school and whether you can receive financial assistance. Now picture trying to study for this exam night after night….in darkness. If you have a working flashlight with batteries or candles, ...
- Sharing Knowledge and Culture at the We Care Solar Regional Training
“How do you say ‘thank you’ in your language?” When We Care Solar lead trainer Merritt Gates asked this question on the first day of our Regional Training in Ghana, the answers were numerous. Each of our participants from three West African nations had a different word for “thank you,” not too surprising given the ...
- Reflections from a Solar Ambassador
In 2012, We Care Solar started the Women’s Solar Ambassador Program to train more than a dozen ambitious women to become our international solar installation trainers. They studied online materials for six weeks, then came to Berkeley for hands-on training in solar electricity, maternal health care, and teaching pedagogy. Over the last 3 years, many ...