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Does better technology guarantee economic growth and benefits to the recipient? That is the question this project is based on. Through this project – titled the JuaJamii initiative – I aim to supply a remote village with 12 solar electrification systems and 10 water filtration units in order to assess any and all benefits these new technologies bring to the village in question over a 10 week period.

I wanted to do this because I have always had a great interest in energy and how it can facilitate economic growth in the rural areas of Africa. I have long thought of ways to invent a fintech system that would facilitate this economic growth in an equitable but financially viable method and have always wanted to spur on economic growth in my country.

Project creator:

Dennis Mboya

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