Uplifting rural livelihood

The team posing for a group photograph with villagers at the scenic village of Long Lidung.

LOCAL NGO Barefoot Mercy, which has installed micro-hydro systems in nine off-grid communities so far, is now exploring potential social enterprise collaborations to improve the livelihood of the villagers.

This comes after its latest light-up ceremony to mark the completion of three projects in the Lawas highlands – a 7.5kw micro-hydro system at Long Lidung, 10kw system at Long Resina and 12kw system at Long Beluyu, providing round-the-clock electricity to over 380 people.

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Family & Community , East Malaysia , ling


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