Energy poverty disproportionally impacts rural women. EarthSpark International views all of their energy access projects from a feminist perspective. They call their solution “feminist electrification". This approach involves and benefits women, which reduces poverty and increases access for all.
As the impact of climate change increases, climate neutral solutions like Futurepump's are likely to prove increasingly attractive to investors and customers. With appropriate financing, the solar pump could help smallholder farmers better cope with water scarcity.
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