Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: February 6, 2014, 5:53 PM
Power Up Gambia (PUG) is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to improving health by providing energy and water to hospitals in The Gambia through solar electricity. Many hospitals and clinics in The Gambia cannot provide for patients needs -- ultrasounds during pregnancy, equipment during surgery, or even the ability to wash one's hands -- because of their absence of reliable energy. Now, Power Up Gambia is changing that by purchasing, installing, and helping to maintain solar panels for independent energy within health care facilities.