Rwanda and South Sudan Field Report
Diing is a Bridge2Rwanda Scholar who interned for SolarSPELL. During her internship, she was a part of the school support team conducting follow-up visits to our five pilot schools, as well as, providing support to our South Sudan pilot schools. The following is an excerpt from her experience.
SolarSPELL July 2018 Progress Report
Ongoing conflicts in South Sudan, coupled with extreme weather conditions and the subsequent emergencies that arose from them, have severely hindered global, regional, national, and local efforts to improve access to education for South Sudanese youth.
SolarSPELL March 2018 Progress Report
Progress The launch of Phase 2 of the East Africa SolarSPELL initiative, March evaluation, continued assessment of the needs of Biomedical Engineer Technicians, strengthened in-country partnerships, and began a fruitful internship for 10 Bridge2Rwanda scholars. During the implementation trip, the SolarSPELL team conducted Teacher Trainings at 5 pilot schools the…
Nimule Model Secondary School Update
As of mid-2015, we have solarized Nimule Model Secondary School in Nimule, South Sudan. Nimule sits on the southern border with Uganda, alongside the magnificent White Nile River, Lights now light-up each classroom for nearly 350 boys and girls during the class-day. One of the next possibilities: open-up the classrooms…
Solar Power for Schools in South Sudan
When we began thinking about ways to offer assistance in South Sudan, the list was enormous. In fact, over-whelming. Where do you begin in a place that has only recently concluded a 20+ year civil war and then become the newest country in the world? Early on, when we learned…