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Solar Lamps Shed Light in Rural Communities

Lucy Sakuda, 47, uses her M-KOPA solar powered light in her home in Olorien, Kenya to cook at night. Before buying a solar panel, the nearest power source was 15 miles away. She has saved so much from not having to buy kerosene that she was able to get new furniture. / Morgana Wingard

President Obama’s Power Africa initiative aims to help private sector partners realize their potential in scaling affordable energy access to remote communities who live beyond the grid–a key ingredient for spurring economic growth.

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Meeting the President: How the United States is Helping Women Farmers in Senegal

Anna Gaye prepares to demonstrate rice milling to President Obama in Senegal in June 2013. Photo credit: Stephane Tourné

A female rice farmer reflects on President Obama’s visit to the agricultural technology marketplace in Senegal during June 2013. Read more >>

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We the Geeks: Innovation for Global Good


On Thursday, June 27 at 1:00 pm EST, the White House will host a “We the Geeks” Google+ Hangout to discuss innovation for global good. Read more >>

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On the Front Lines in Africa

FrontLines: Spotlight on Africa

FrontLines editor shares some of her favorite FrontLines stories about our work in Africa. Read more >>

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