12 Oct No Smoking Please
When the power goes out, as it does for a few hours every day, Sana and her family use their two week old solar lantern to light their main room. Sana’s family enthusiastically praised the purchase that her mother Alima made through the loan program from her kendra borrowing group in Hubli, India. The kerosene lantern and candles they were previously using were too smoky. And, her father added, the light from the new lantern is much better for rolling the bidi cigarettes he sells! No smoking in the house of course.