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Bringing Solar Power to Sri Lanka
  • Caitrin Lynch, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
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Areas hit by the tsunami in South and Southeast Asia need solar power for a broad range of applications, including water pumping and purification, lighting and vaccine refrigeration in medical clinics, and lighting in the thousands of homes that need to be rebuilt. Given my personal conviction that anthropologists have an ethical obligation to work on the behalf of the communities where they do research, I'm helping to bring solar power to Sri Lankan communities affected by the tsunami.

© 2005 Wiley-Blackwell. This article was published in Anthropology News, vol. 46, iss. 3, p. 13 and may be found here.

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Caitrin Lynch. "Bringing Solar Power to Sri Lanka" (2005)
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