Cameroon Demonstrates ISV Three Pillars

March 26, 2018 | 4:06 pm

Entrepreneurship, Energy and Education are the foundational principles that set Smart Village apart. The latest update from Igniting Africa in Cameroon demonstrates all of the benefits of this approach.

As of March, 2018, Igniting Africa’s solar energy program is now operational in three villages in Northwest Cameroon. These include a 10KW, a 4.8KW and a 1.2KW power station in Konene, Ilung and Adere villages. Before the advent of power in these communities, life was tough for the villages, especially the youth. With the reliable … Continue reading Cameroon Demonstrates ISV Three Pillars

IEEE Smart Village at GHTC 2017

October 29, 2017 | 5:06 pm

Global Humanitarian Technology Conference San Jose, CA Oct. 19, 2017

Several IEEE Smart Village leaders led discussions at the 2017 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in San Jose, CA. Now in its 7th year, GHTC is the flagship IEEE Conference focusing on innovation, deployment and adaptation of Technology for Humanitarian Goals and Sustainable Development.

IEEE Smart Village Supports New Solar Ventures in India

June 28, 2017 | 9:12 am

By Monica Rozenfeld When Tara McCartney first learned about IEEE Smart Village more than a year ago, ISV was just investigating possibilities in India. McCartney understood the country’s infrastructure and policy challenges as the founder, in 2013, of United for Hope, a nongovernmental organization that helps people in rural communities access clean water and electricity, … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village Supports New Solar Ventures in India

Half Marathon, Full Support!

June 28, 2017 | 8:42 am

While the electrical energy we generate comes from the sun, a group of ISV volunteers generated support for our programs with their muscles! IEEE staff and volunteers running on behalf of the IEEE Foundation raised more than $7k leading up to the annual Rutgers Half- Marathon Run, which took place on April 9, 2017.  

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