Electricity in Ghana

In Read, View on August 12, 2010 at 7:39 am

The village of Wangtugu in northern Ghana was connected with reliable electricity two years ago.  Peace Corps worker and photojournalist Peter DiCampo has been visiting the village since 2006, and has photos of life before and after the lights went on:

Photo by Peter DiCampo.

Photo by Peter DiCampo.

The story in Wired tells of economic and health benefits that have come with electricity, but also of other unexpected cultural shifts that may happen.

  1. Another reminder of the difference one person can make!

  2. Good to see some international news on here, brother! Makes your Intercultural Studies Africa-Loving sister proud!

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