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Basil Malaki

Communications and Outreach Officer, Energy Change Lab

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Ketumbeine and Komolo villages are two distant communities in the Northern Zone of Tanzania. They did not have access to energy before Power Corner and Rafiki Power arrived on the scene and installed solar powered mini-grid stations from 2016 -2017. The arrival of these decentralised energy sources has led to a gradual start-up of budding new businesses, such as welding, car washing and cafes selling cooled soft-drinks such as soda..