With the descent of darkness life in the remote Indian village of Meerwada came to a standstill. Workers abandoned their, tools, kids strained to see their school books while adults struggled to carry out the most basic of household chores under the faint glow of aged kerosene lamps.
The arrival of solar power last year has changed all that. On a humid evening splashed with rain, fans whirr as children sit cross-legged to catch up on their Hindi lessons and people delight over the fact that they can actually see what they are eating and drinking. –Reuters.