Installing Solar Powered Water Pumps in Eastern Zimbabwe

Installing Solar Powered Water Pumps in Eastern Zimbabwe

After biking across Zimbabwe to the capital city of Harare, I settled down with the most helpful family in Zimbabwe and got involved in some work with solar energy. Through a string of connections I met James Davy, a solar installer with prior experience working in rural areas teaching farming. James took me under his wing and taught me a great deal about solar energy systems. He also invited me to help with a couple solar powered water pump installations for communities near rural primary schools. It has been very refreshing to be stationary for a while, forming closer relationships with Zimbabweans than I normally would while just biking. My time working and living here has helped me prepare for a solar project of my own…

 

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 7/7/17 to Harare, Zimbabwe 10/8/17

The solar masters: James Davy & Baba Mevi

Talking to the primary school kids about biking