'Power Stations': Fueling Learning, Mobility, + Nutrition
Support the conversion of 10 existing maize mills into Moving Windmills 'Power Stations' — solar-powered maize mills designed for community development. Power Stations provide young Malawians with access to solar electricity, affordable transportation, relevant learning materials, vital nutrients, and mentorship opportunities, all while uplifting local entrepreneurs and expanding our network of charging stations.
Join us in expanding Malawi's first ever electric mobility network, 2hrs north of Malawi's capital city via existing infrastructure. We are converting existing schools, community centers, and maize mills into a regional network which serves as a network of electric vehicles, tools, books, computers, charging outlets, clean water, and young innovators, and attentive mentors. Our mixed fleet of electric vehicles includes built-in-malawi diesel-converted machines, which converts previously petrol motorcycles to be fully electric.
Maize mills are ubiquitous in Malawi, a pre-existing network we are tapping into. We are meeting people where they are. We are developing a concept of empowerment nodes, each of which has a mill, electric motorcycles, battery-charging + storage capacity to meet daily needs for hundreds of individuals each day — all fuel-free and grid-independent.
By converting existing mills to solar Power Stations, Moving Windmills will model new futures for renewable energy in Africa, a community-centered approach to development, and layered access to services where communities need them most.
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