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African Huts Far From the Grid Glow With Renewable Power

For Sara Ruto, the desperate yearning for electricity began last year with the purchase of her first cellphone, a lifeline for receiving small money transfers, contacting relatives in the city or checking chicken prices at the nearest market. But charging the phone was no simple matter in this farming village far from Kenya's electric grid. Thanks to a solar panel, Sara Ruto no longer takes a three-hour taxi ride to a town with electricity to recharge her cellphone.

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