Yemeni women use solar to light up homes, one village at a time

A team of Yemeni women managed by Iman Hadi work at the Friends of the Environment Station, a solar panel station working since 2019 with UNDP funding and training, in Yemen's war torn region of Abs, northwest of the capital Sanaa, on March 9, 2021. The station, one of three in the country but the only run by an all-female crew, started with 20 houses. Today, it powers up 43 in several villages. The project has won the Ashden Awards for Humanitarian Energy that celebrates climate champions, and





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