Salinee Hurley, co-founder and chairwoman of SunSawang
Salinee has been working on rural electrification and community development projects along the Thailand-Myanmar border since 2005.
To make solar electricity sustainable and accessible to rural Thailand.
The Thailand-Myanmar border villages, located on remote forested mountains, do not have basic grid-connected electricity supply resulting in both short and long-term health and safety risks, and decreased productivity.
- Improve the livelihoods, health, education, economics and environment of the ethnic minority communities.
- Create local employment
Principles and means of actions
- Provide solar energy products and services to rural communities
- Train and hire village technicians to provide maintenance services