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Renewables power Peru education
Children at a village school are able to do their homework on laptops, thanks to a windmill and solar panels.
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 20:38

Children at a school in a village in Peru are learning and doing their homework on computers despite living without electricity.

A renewable energy programme comprised of a windwill and seven solar panels - donations from the European Union - are powering the eager young students' laptops.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Camacho.

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