I'm a poet, social entrepreneur and academic based in Sydney, Australia.
Our final visit in Chitipa was to the hillside township of Misuku Hills, a remote region renowned for its coffee plantations.
Today we visited a number of households in Northern Karonga and then made our way to Chitipa, the northernmost district in Malawi.
We interviewed a number of businesses that sell solar systems in Karonga, Malawi.
We trekked through a rural region close to Wowe power station. We spoke to households that had adopted solar as a response to energy poverty.
A visit to a fishing community called “Ngara” in the Karonga District of Malawi. We sought to understand the soures of energy that they rely on.
The start of my fieldwork for my PhD on solar adoption in Northern Malawi. First stop, Karonga.
A quick introduction to my field of research - energy justice.