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TBF Solar trip with Solbakken to Maw Kwee School – February 2015
Children from Mwe Kwee village taking a break

Children from Mwe Kwee village taking a break
Some of the students from the school

Some of the students from the school
The teaching/study area

The teaching/study area
The 4 solar panels needed to light all school communal areas

The 4 solar panels needed to light all school communal areas
The installation begins thanks to the Solbakken organisation

The installation begins thanks to the Solbakken organisation
Working hard on the solar control panel

Working hard on the solar control panel
Laying down wire for the lights in the teachers dormitory

Laying down wire for the lights in the teachers dormitory
A couple of the installed lgihts

A couple of the installed lgihts
Nearly finished!

Nearly finished!
Students are now able to study after dark

Students are now able to study after dark
This is a much safer option than using candles which can be dangerous in the flammable environment

This is a much safer option than using candles which can be dangerous in the flammable environment
The solar lighting is also beneficial to their health as they do not have to breath in toxic fumes

The solar lighting is also beneficial to their health as they do not have to breath in toxic fumes
Homework can be completed......

Homework can be completed……
And the children's educational standards can drastically increase.....

And the children's educational standards can drastically increase…..
Along with the help of the dedicated teachers!

Along with the help of the dedicated teachers!
Some of the teachers and students pose for a photo by the community solar panels

Some of the teachers and students pose for a photo by the community solar panels
Tom, Line and Nick in the back of the truck on the way to see Maw Kwee school

Tom, Line and Nick in the back of the truck on the way to see Maw Kwee school
Access to this village is difficult during the rainy season due to high river levels

Access to this village is difficult during the rainy season due to high river levels
TBF and Solbakken visit the village a week after the installation
(© Line Ramstad)

TBF and Solbakken visit the village a week after the installation
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We are warmly welcomed by the community 
(© Line Ramstad)

We are warmly welcomed by the community 
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The solar control panel allows the residents to troubleshoot any problems they might have by giving meter readings to Solbakken over the phone
(© Line Ramstad)

The solar control panel allows the residents to troubleshoot any problems they might have by giving meter readings to Solbakken over the phone
(© Line Ramstad)
The girls dormitory now has light at night 
(© Line Ramstad)

The girls dormitory now has light at night 
(© Line Ramstad)
Photo opportunity for TBF, Solbakken and community members 
(© Line Ramstad)

Photo opportunity for TBF, Solbakken and community members 
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TBF's Executive Director, Iona, speaks to the head teacher 
(© Line Ramstad)

TBF's Executive Director, Iona, speaks to the head teacher 
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The head teacher expresses his gratitude to TBF and Solbakken supporters for their part in providing safe lighting to this community 
(© Line Ramstad)

The head teacher expresses his gratitude to TBF and Solbakken supporters for their part in providing safe lighting to this community 
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The boys sit down and listen
(© Line Ramstad)

The boys sit down and listen
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A quick farewell from the students 
(© Line Ramstad)

A quick farewell from the students 
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Thank you to all who helped make this project possible! 
(© Line Ramstad)

Thank you to all who helped make this project possible! 
(© Line Ramstad)