Small-scale hydroelectric projects are helping to transform lives in rural Laos. Villagers not only receive electricity from a renewable source, but are also encouraged to take ownership of the project, thanks to an innovative financing model designed to ensure the system is sustainable in the long term.
Produced by Thongsanti B. Vongsaly.
Learn more about LIRE (Lao Institute for Renewable Energy).
Originally featured in the ViewChange Online Film Contest.