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The power of light in Asia: How electricity spurred educational growth & success

For many, education is the first step toward building a better life. But when a community lacks reliable energy, children can struggle to reach their full potential.

Around the world, energy is becoming increasingly accessible. As more communities gain access to it, finding a light to study under becomes a little easier, and new opportunities open up.

Watch the video below to see how the power of light from a single kerosene lamp and one man’s generosity helped set one little girl on a new path.

This story is the second in a three-part series. Watch the first story here.

 

Tags:   Asiaenergy poverty
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