Greenpeace Africa set to power the streets of South Africa

The Project tagged Sunshine will kick off september 9th. The materials needed are on ground already such as poles which has been supplied to the Diepsloot Philile Pre-School. These poles will be used to mount the solar streetlights.

Next will be the delivery of the solar-powered streetlights no later than the middle of August 2017.

On August 23rd – Community members will be taking the matter into their own hands starting from collecting petitions to demand local municipality to power the community using solar energy. Greenpeace volunteers will be there to support this initiative.

“Greenpeace plans to have door-to-door campaigns in the Diepsloot community to spread the message about contributions made by hundreds of people to their community, and the solar streetlights and how they will work”, says Nhlanla Sibisi, the Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace Africa in a direct email to Endees blog

Author: Jenny

A freelance Journalist, and an advocate of peace

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