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Looks like a good way to power electric fanned stoves.
"The two schemes have brought electricity for lighting and small appliances such as radios and mobile phones to over 200 families (around 1,500 people). Villagers are very enthusiastic about the schemes, in particular the opportunity they give for children to study in the evening - exam results are said to have improved considerably."
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Pico-hydro' power - bringing electricity to rural communities on the slopes of Mount KenyaTHE SNEAKER BULLETIN