For decades, people in rural Africa have been using sooty kerosene lamps to dimly light their homes.
- Jörg Peters
- The Conversation
But in recent years households, even in poor areas, have started to replace their kerosene lamps with non-rechargeable dry-cell battery driven lamps and solar kits.
This is happening largely without any governmental or donor involvement.
These devices are equipped with light-emitting diodes (LED) that have become significantly cheaper over the years.
This has, in turn, made them a highly efficient technology affordable, even for poor people living in rural areas.
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