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New African solar technicians, each ready to electrify her home village for the first time

“I never imagined that technical knowledge like this would be open to women who were illiterates, like us,” a student reflected at the end of her training in Tilonia, in the state of Rajasthan. “But coming to Tilonia has given us this confidence that we can learn about new things and make our lives better.”


Photo Credit: UN Women/Gaganjit Singh

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Taken on March 10, 2012