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Girl power! India's 'solar gal pals' light up rural homes

Updated : November 21, 2018 11:15 PM IST

Radha Devi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), stands at the courtyard of her home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018.Women test a solar flashlight during a demo in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Bassi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), gives a demo of a solar flashlight to women at her house in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. A solar flashlight by Frontier Markets, a social enterprise behind the Solar Sahelis project, charges under the sun in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Radha Devi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), stands at the courtyard of her home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018.

Rajesh Chaudhary, a solar flashlight consumer, and his brother (R) stand outside their home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Rajesh Chaudhary, a solar flashlight consumer, and his brother (R) stand outside their home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Bassi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), interacts with a self-help group for women in her village Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Bassi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), interacts with a self-help group for women in her village Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Radha Devi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), stands at the courtyard of her home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Radha Devi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), stands at the courtyard of her home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Women test a solar flashlight during a demo in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Women test a solar flashlight during a demo in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Bassi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), gives a demo of a solar flashlight to women at her house in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Bassi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), gives a demo of a solar flashlight to women at her house in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
A solar flashlight by Frontier Markets, a social enterprise behind the Solar Sahelis project, charges under the sun in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
A solar flashlight by Frontier Markets, a social enterprise behind the Solar Sahelis project, charges under the sun in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Radha Devi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), stands at the courtyard of her home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Radha Devi, a Solar Saheli (Solar Friend), stands at the courtyard of her home in Moonpur village of western Rajasthan state, India on September 12, 2018. Photo Credit-Reuters
Published : November 21, 2018 11:14 PM IST
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