Bringing Electricity to Tanzania
Feb 01, 2011
An article in the Winter 2011 issue of MIT’s Spectrum spotlights Legatum Fellow Rhonda Jordan and the company she co-founded, EGG-energy, which supplies energy to customers in Tanzania through a battery swapping service.
by Liz Karagianis
“I ordered room service and was watching cable TV,” Rhonda Jordan says of her stay in a five-star hotel in Africa a few years back. But when she gazed out the window, she says, “literally right outside the door people were living in mud huts with no running water or electricity. I couldn’t believe the disparity between the haves and have-nots.” Read more at Spectrum >>