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Harish Hande lecture audio
November 2, 2011

On September 21, the Foundation, in partnership with PNCA’s MFA in Collaborative DesignIllahee and Mercy Corps Action Center was proud to host Harish Hande, recent recipient of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award – often considered “The Asian Nobel Prize" in a guest lecture in our home city of Portland, Ore.

Harish HandeFor those not in Portland (and for those of us who just wanted to hear it again), PNCA has now posted the full audio from the fascinating conversation on their website at: http://untitled.pnca.edu/multimedia/show/4962/

Hande and his company, foundation-grantee SELCO India, are using a decentralized approach to spread solar solutions to provide cost-efficient, clean energy that improves the quality of life and livelihood among the poor in India – where nearly half of all households do not have electricity.