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Indonesian ‘grandmothers’ learn about solar energy in India

  • Istu Septania

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, March 19 2019   /  03:18 am
Class reunion: Indian Ambassador to Indonesia Pradeep Kumar Rawat (seventh right) and Wadah executive director Retnaning Tyas (fifth right) pose with Indonesian alumni of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program at the India-Indonesia ITEC Alumni Day in Jakarta on Sunday. The ITEC program has sponsored over a dozen Indonesian women from East Nusa Tenggara to study solar energy in India. (Courtesy of the Embassy of India in Indonesia)

Class reunion: Indian Ambassador to Indonesia Pradeep Kumar Rawat (seventh right) and Wadah executive director Retnaning Tyas (fifth right) pose with Indonesian alumni of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program at the India-Indonesia ITEC Alumni Day in Jakarta on Sunday. The ITEC program has sponsored over a dozen Indonesian women from East Nusa Tenggara to study solar energy in India. (Courtesy of the Embassy of India in Indonesia)Elderly women from East Nusa Tenggara are going to fly to India to learn about the production of solar energy. After six months of training, they’ll return to bring power to their villages.The four elderly women are on a mission to bring electricity to their villages in East Nusa Tenggara. These women, who are scheduled to go to India on Thursday, will have a six-month training program at Barefoot College to study applied solar technolog...