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Ten reasons to Run To The Beat for Renewable World

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Why take part in Run To The Beat for Renewable World?!

Why energy access is the most powerful solution to poverty

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There is no panacea for alleviating poverty, but providing access to energy appears to be the next best thing

Update from our Mahogany Project in Nicaragua

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In February this year, Renewable Energy Consultant Andrew Tod packed his bags and headed to Nicaragua to project manage our Mahogany project, providing household solar systems to families within the Mahogany Reserve. In this latest blog Andrew begins to adjust to life in Nicaragua as he works to identify the communities most in need of our support.

A new home in Bluefields

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Andrew Tod is a volunteer with blueEnergy. He is working directly with Renewable World to manage the implementation of our recently launched Mahogany project, bringing solar lighting and solar powered enterprise to households within the Mahogany Reserve. Andrew previously worked with RES and we are very happy to have his support for the next year. In his first blog from Nicaragua he describes his arrival in Bluefields, his home for the next year. 

Be green without envy, by Paddy Vipond

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For those in love, it is one of the most important dates in the calendar, but for those who are not so lucky, it can be a sad, lonely, and downright miserable day.

The transition to a sustainable role - Matt Stubberfield, COO, Renewable World

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As I sit on the train on the way back from a Renewable World meeting with a colleague, I reflect on how I made the transition to senior management in an NGO. 

UNICEF delegates visit our showcase technology site in Nepal

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In mid-December a team of delegates from UNICEF visited our Renewable World showcase technology site in Saptari, Nepal where young people were actively engaged in commissioning, operation and management of the new technology. 

The Killer in the Kitchen

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Title: 1.6 Billion People Being Smoked To Death by Kerosene Lamps majority of them Women and Children (Compiled by Geoffrey Mburu, Regional programme Manager, Renewable World East Africa)

Renewable World awarded grant from Big Lottery Fund for solar water pumping in Nepal

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A recent grant from Big Lottery Fund (BIG) will enable Brighton based charity, Renewable World to provide nineteen poor, water scarce communities in the hills of Nepal with access to life changing water all year round.

Empowering Women through Renewable Technology

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Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, designated to raise awareness of the abuse, oppression and suffering endured by millions of women worldwide.