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Solar Power Energizes Women Entrepreneurs in Mali

March 8, 2016

In the remote village of Zantiebougou, Mali, solar panels are powering Kone Maimouna Mariko's shea butter cooperative and Mamadou Diane's bed-and-breakfast business. For these two women entrepreneurs, access to electricity doesn’t only mean more light at night. It also means an opportunity for them to become financially independent and live a better, happier life.