Category Archives: Sakpalua

Voices from the Field: Our First Solar Fellows!

Hey! It’s Linda, Lucas, Nick, and Sarah, the CWS Solar Fellows. After arriving to Tamale, we were surprised with a scavenger hunt around the city to get to know the locals, places, and culture on a more intimate level. During … Continue reading

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Light it UP!

My apologizes for the lack of blog updates recently! If you follow Community Water Solutions on Facebook and Instragram, you probably understand why the blog has been radio-silent: we have been busy, busy, busy, bringing solar power to another community! … Continue reading

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Opening Night in Sakpalua in photos

Opening night in Sakpalua was a success! More updates to come, but for now, here are some pictures from the evening!  

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Lanterns for Everyone!

Sam and I have been having a blast in Sakpalua this week! I hope that you all enjoyed the video of building the solar center. Since then, the village has helped us plaster the building and install the solar panels. … Continue reading

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Video from Sakpalua!

Here’s a recap from the past two days of building in Sakpalua! Enjoy!

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Solar in Sakpalua!

Anula (good evening) from Ghana! Sam and I arrived in Tamale on Thursday and got straight to work on our 3rd solar business pilot in the village of Sakpalua! Sakpalua is a rural village of about 500-600 people located about … Continue reading

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To Be a Woman is Not Easy

When I was grocery shopping in Tamale a few weeks ago, I came across a woman selling bread at a food stand with a banner written across the top that read, “To be a woman is not easy”. Almost all … Continue reading

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A Week of Monitoring

I have officially been in Tamale for a week now, and what a week it has been! After spending a few days getting the office all ready for the Summer Fellows, I headed out to the field to help Shak, … Continue reading

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480 more people have clean drinking water this month!

Just Tuesday all of our Spring Fellows returned safe and sound to the U.S. from an impactful month in Ghana! With our first Spring Fellowship complete we were able to bring clean drinking water to 480 more people for the … Continue reading

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Success in Sakpalua

We arrived to our village around 9 am on opening day. Not many of the villagers were near the center when we first got there, but after the sight of our truck they began to show up in large numbers … Continue reading

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