Few people work in the business of bringing both literal light as well as the figurative light of Christ to Africa. But for Thomas Bell, the transformation of Uganda begins with light—light in the form of solar panels on grass huts.
What began as providing microfinance loans in South Sudan has morphed into an incredible journey of innovation and entrepreneurship. While working in South Sudan, Thomas was astonished at the total lack of energy in the area. The absence of large-scale power sources came from a diesel generator. Other middle-class families resorted to even worse sources of power: burning kerosene lamps, candles, even grass.
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