A devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has swept up from India over the long porous border into neighbouring Nepal, filling up available hospitals and decimating families with official cases vastly underrepresenting the true story of tragedy.
Water is the essence of life, and many of us take access to water for granted. We turn on a tap, flush a toilet and run a bath as everyday practices. But, across the world, lack of access to water turns these simple tasks into an endless struggle. With new challenges facing communities across the world under the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for water to regularly wash hands has never been greater.
For many people living in remote and rural communities in Nepal, a lack of reliable power prevents them from accessing the healthcare they need, when they need it. This is one of the issues that Renewable World is currently tackling, and for which solar power provides an ideal solution.