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Solar mammas light up villages

Solar mammas light up villages

NOHAD ELTAYEB, BIRD STORY AGENCY DEEP in the Nuba Mountains, in the often-troubled South Kordofan region, a cohort of rural women is building an “oasis of empowerment”. The group comprises mothers and grandmothers; many of them lacking formal education. They're led by a woman trained to install solar capacity. The women are known locally as "Solar Mamas" and Muna Mursal Kuku is one of them. “I am a proud mother of seven, one of them a martyr, may God rest his soul. All of my children haven’t completed education past secondary school. Only one of them went to university, but…
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