They can’t read or write but a couple of brave Bedouin women from Jordan travelled far and wide to help their villages become solar powered.
For Green Prophet, I often write about (let’s face it) depressing issues such as climate refugees and environmental conflicts in which everyone pays the price but I do sometimes get to write about some fun stuff too. That’s basically what is going into my top 5 Green Prophet blog stories of the year. These are the odd […]
‘Rafea – Solar Mama’ marks a young mother’s battle to bring solar power to her village in the deserts of Jordan Green films have been making a real splash across the region right now. From Eco Qatari folktales about drought to hard-hitting documentaries about trash in Turkey, environmentally-aware movies have been on the up. Now, […]
One year after they were trained as solar engineers, two illiterate women from Jordan are still waiting for funding to connect their villages to solar power “I have no doubt that we are going to achieve a lot. I’m hoping that my life and that of my village will change forever.” Those were the words […]