With a 600 pounds donation from one of our donors in Australia; Donna Stubbs, BERUDA installed a solar system in a church in a rural community in Fundong Sub Division.
This community with a population of about 2000 inhabitants living in isolated dwellings is without electricity and the possibility of having the national electricity line reach them even in a decade is just a wish. The community is mostly Christian and of the Baptist denomination. It would usually take people from Mentang a walk of more than one hour to get their phones charged and other equipment that needs electricity.
But that has all changed now with electricity being installed in the church where villagers are free to access. Henceforth, night-time activities can be carried out gloriously. They can also play musical instruments like the piano, a guitar and a band. More than 50 phones can be charged at a time. It can also be used to project movies. These are the uses excitedly enumerated by the villagers.
The solar system’s capacity is 200watts panel, 100Ah solar battery, 20Ah charge controller and 39watts inverter. We can reach out to more communities if the finances are available.