BAMAKO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Residents of Mali's capital, Bamako, and surrounding areas will find it easier to switch on power in their homes thanks to local banks that have begun offering credit to buy solar energy equipment.
OUELESSEBOUGOU, Mali, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
A t the end of every wet day, Sali Samake walks to a gauge a
short distance from the mud brick houses in her village of
Tamala in southwest Mali to measure how much rain has fallen.
MASSAKO, Mali (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof.