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OVO Foundation funds electrification projects in Kenya

May 14, 2019 | The OVO Foundation has announced that is expanding its energy access project in Kenya, electrifying over 300 schools and health clinics in the hardest-to-reach parts of Kenya.

Solar holds promise for remote health facilities, but key gaps remain

April 26, 2019 | DEVEX | An estimated 41% of health care facilities in low- and middle- income countries have reliable electricity. Stand-alone solar units are playing a key role in increasing access to electricity, but often lack proper funding for follow-up and maintenance after installation.

How Solar Power is Transforming Health Care in Uganda

March 28, 2019 | Powering Health Care electrified 36 clinics in Uganda. One year out, hear from mothers and midwives about how electricity is changing the way babies are brought into their world.

World Bank Brings Renewable Electricity to one of the Largest Hospitals in Yemen

Sept.10, 2018 | Supported by the Yemen Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project (YIUSEP), a solar electricity solution was completed at Al-Jamhori hospital and the adjacent Oncology Treatment Center located in the capital of Sana’a.

2019 Ashden Awards application is open- Sustainable Energy & Healthcare

Sept. 26, 2018 | The 2019 Ashden Awards is granting an award of up to £20,000 for organizations using sustainable forms of energy to support the provision of healthcare services.

SOLARKIOSK Inaugurates 5 Solar Powered Mini-clinics at Rohingya Refugee Communities in Bangladesh

Sept. 21, 2016 | SOLARKIOSK, 8minutenergy/Abundant Future Organization and HOPE Foundation inaugurated five solar powered mini-clinics at the Rohingya...

Have we made progress on the SDGs?

August 13, 2018 | On this episode of Global GoalsCast, the UN Foundation took over to discuss how countries are measuring their SDG progress.

Solar a Game-Changer for Village Healthcare in India

March 30, 2018  |  Tribal and forest communities in remote parts of the country are turning to renewable energy as a catalyst for delivering better healthcare. Two new videos from SELCO Foundation show the huge impact of distributed solar.

Healthy Lives through Sustainable Energy

April 04, 2018  |  For World Health Day 2018, we want to highlight some incredible organisations on our longlist that are striving to achieve SDG3: Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all, using sustainable energy to do so.

Solar Energy Offers Hope to Some Puerto Rico Hospitals

February 2nd, 2018  |  More than four months after Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico, over 450,000 people are still without power. For critical facilities like hospitals, the lack of electricity has meant cutting services and relying on generators until power is restored.