Warning: Use of undefined constant php - assumed 'php' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/empowe54/public_html/wp-content/themes/alone/templates/blog-2/layout/default/content.php on line 44
It’s been a while since we’ve published a post but don’t let that mislead you, we’ve been super busy! We have a whole string of updates on the horizon but I will start with what’s happening on the ground right now.
Our visit to Malawi was a real eye opener. Life comes to a standstill after 6-7pm, many having no recourse apart from sleep. As it stands, opportunities for social interaction, work or studying are (pardon the pun) dim.
First and foremost, I have to apologise for the rather large delay in sending this out to everyone. While our time in Africa was amazing, I had the misfortune of contracting a serious strain of Malaria along the way.
Empower started as a university project in 2007. I had the idea of a rural electrification project in Sri Lanka – I suggested it to fellow students and there was a lot of interest. The designing and fundraising led to us form a not for profit organisation.