Newsletter No 20

Electricity is a something many people take for granted. We think it normal to be able to go into a room and put on a light, charge a phone, boil a kettle or run a fridge. But many people in the world go without this basic necessity.

If a family member becomes sick, how can you make contact with someone to get them to a health clinic or hospital if your phone’s battery is flat? As a student it is much more difficult to study at night if you don’t have adequate light.

Electricity lines are being installed outside of the town of Popondetta. New poles and wires are appearing along the Kokoda Road, allowing increasing numbers of people in their villages to now access electricity.


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