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Solar Suitcase: Saving Lives with Solar Power

Seeing Patients

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Seeing Patients

Under the glow of solar-powered LED lights, a nurse checks on patients in the maternity ward of Nigeria's Kofan Gayan Hospital, which was the first solar installation project for Dr. Laura Stachel and her husband, Hal Aronson. According to Stachel, the maternal death rate at the hospital dropped by 70 percent.