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Solar Suitcase: Saving Lives with Solar Power

Birth by Lantern Light

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Birth by Lantern Light

A lantern provided the only light at the Kofan Gayan Hospital's maternity ward in Zaria, Nigeria, before the arrival of the solar suitcase. According to We Care Solar, an estimated 300,000 health facilities in the developing world do not have access to reliable electricity.