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Thank you Edly

As it is oftentimes the case, a little bit goes a long way. Something like using solar is really a simple way to prevent both maternal and infant mortality.

Hello Kate,

The focus of this project is to really determine what will provide the greatest impact (i.e. solar power at the local hospital level vs at the rural health centers vs at the remote rural health centers).

Once that is determined, the plan would be to roll-out the solar power systems at a number of locations throughout Zambia. The number of systems that would be rolled-out per year is also yet to be determined.

As for a 1 - 3 year plan, part of the project would be to make sure that not only are systems being installed, but the ones already installed are also be properly maintained. I can see the initial cycle taking at least 2 years to understand.

As to your question regarding the attached link, yes, I am familiar with the organization We Care Solar (I stay in the Bay Area and I also mentor start-ups for the Berkeley Big Ideas program). Maybe we can connect locally to talk in greater detail.

Hello Bradley,

As we get closer to making the project a reality, it would be great to talk to see how we might be able to assist each other on this and other projects.