Megawatts and connections improving lives — Nega Girma’s story

With support from Power Africa, as a result of assistance provided to host country governments and the private sector, energy customers in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria gained access to new or improved electricity. Nega’s story highlights one of the experiences households have had as a result of gaining access to that electricity.

Nega Girma, from Muher Aklil in Ethiopia, with his family.
Nega Girma, from Muher Aklil in Ethiopia, with his family.
Nega Girma, from Muher Aklil in Ethiopia, with his family. Photo Credit: Power Africa/Integra
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Nega says that life would’ve been much harder for his family without their solar connection. Photo Credit: Power Africa/Integra
Nega Girma farming
Nega Girma farming
Nega wants to provide everything they might need for his children so that the don’t become farmers like him. Photo Credit: Power Africa/Integra
Nega is providing a solar home system for his children to encourage them in their education.
Nega is providing a solar home system for his children to encourage them in their education.
Nega is providing a solar home system for his children to encourage them in their education. Photo Credit: Power Africa/Integra

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