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Solar-powered radio

When I lived with a herder family in Mongolia, the sources of information from the outside world were a small solar-powered radio and the presence of travelers and visitors.

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Herder families in Mongolia are very isolated, and need to create their own sources of power. The family I lived with had a small solar panel that they placed on top of their yurt as well as a tiny windmill. These were hooked up with wires to a large battery inside the yurt, which is their only source of power for their radio and mobile phone.

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Tatyana solar power is a great idea. This reminds me of a company that I just purchased a small solar panel through http://www.goalzero.com/

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