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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.

  

Inside Renewable World Kathmandu office – Monitoring and Evaluation, by Guillermo de la Figuera Morales.

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My name is Guillermo de la Figuera Morales, I am a Spanish civil engineer and the last four months I have been working as a volunteer in the Renewable World Kathmandu office. This short blog presents one of the projects I have been working on since my time here.

Caption: Senior Project Manager, Lata, conducts a poll.

UK Fundraising Update - Summer 2014

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We've had a fantastic summer, a big thank you to all our fundraisers!

 

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Patricia Mbogo: reflections from the field

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We'd like to Introduce you to Patricia who joined the East Africa team as the Senior Regional Project Manager in July 2014, bringing a wealth of experience in programmes and project management. She has taken some time to tell us a bit about her experiences at Renewable World so far

 

Changing the future of 72,000 youngsters in remote Nepal

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Our Adolescent Development and Participation programme alongside UNICEF in Nepal is on track to help 72,000 young people in six of Nepal's poorest districts escape a future of poverty. 

Give light and the darkness will disappear - Giving Africa the power to fight poverty

 
I have just returned from ten days in Kenya visiting some of our projects funded by Comic Relief.

Working in Nepal: Chapter 1 - first impressions

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Following a month of vaccinations, some presents from friends and family, a rushed mornings packing, 15 hours of flying, a brief stopover in Abu Dhabi and a nervy hour in the sky circling the airport unable to land, I arrived in Kathmandu. 

Inside Renewable Worlds' Kathmandu office, by Guillermo de la Figuera Morales.

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My name is Guillermo de la Figuera Morales, I am a Spaniard civil engineer and from the last two months I have been working as a volunteer at Renewable World Kathmandu office. 

   

Reflections from the field:Caroline Damgaard

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Caroline Damgaard is a BA student in the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews. She visited our South Asia team in Nepal to conduct research around her dissertation topic of renewable energy. Here she describes her experiences of a field visit to Saptari.