Garissa county distributes over 1,000 free solar lanterns to residents

The distribution exercise which started on July 1 and ended on July 31, 2019, targeted the less fortunate in Masalani, Dadaab and Fafi Sub-Counties.

The pilot project targeted orphans, the elderly and off-grid poor households as the solar lanterns are alternatives to the kerosene ones.

The lanterns will also enable the residents to extend their working hours thus increasing family incomes and also improving the quality of education. The county government partnered with UNICEF-funded Energy 4 Impact in the project.

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