Wa West: SociaLite brightens households in Koryebor with re-chargeable lamps

Story by Ibrahim W. Abubakari

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Over 30 households in Koryebor community within the Wechaiu Bao electoral area in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region were supported with complete sets of re-chargeable lamps to enhance their living particularly at night.

    Some beneficiaries of the Project holding their lamps

Koryebor is the sixth farming community to have benefited from the project with 52 re-chargeable solar lamps rented out to beneficiaries.

Before then, 45 household in Wolunyiri, 43 households in Ladaateng as well as 45 families in Dolinguo communities all in Wa West District benefited from the project.

Presenting the solar lamps to interested beneficiaries at the community on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, Mr. Mustapha Osman, the Chief Executive of SociaLite said the project is aimed at lighting up poor energy communities that are not connected to the national electricity grid in the region.

Mr Mustapha Osman, CEO, SociaLite

He explained that the goal of the project was to improve the conditions of using renewable energy in rural areas and providing technical training to the teeming youth in the areas.

The beneficiaries expressed gratitude to SociaLite for the intervention, adding the light will encourage their children and others the opportunity to learn at night.

Section of Community Members seated

The SociaLite initiative aside from allowing people to carry out night activities could also be used to entertain themselves as well as charge their mobile.

Female beneficiary holding her lamp

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