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Uganda: Free solar mobile phone chargers for rural women

Pius Sawa writes about solar mobile phone chargers in Uganda: “Motorola company has introduced a new innovative technology of phone charging called Motorpower Kiosk.The project was launched on May 10th 2007 in Kampala.
Each Motorpower kiosk is charged by a 55 Watts Direct Current (DC) inverted solar panel, capable of charging twenty phones simultaneously.
The project will offer free mobile phone recharge services for Motorola phones,and is mainly targetting at women in the rural areas,intenting to start up small businessess. This will enable them to communicate and therefore know how to market their products and sell at a profit.”

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