Solar Nuns – Making photovoltaic electricity in Pakistan

Sisters Samina Iqbal and Maria Daniel are Pakistanis who chose to join the US-based Sisters of Loretto. Now trained to install and trouble-shoot solar electric equipment, they run a mission in Faisalabad, west of Lahore, and help people overcome the unreliability of the local electric grid to run lights, electric fans, and more.

Host(s): Interview by Laura Palmisano; series producer Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Sisters Samina Iqbal and Maria Daniel, interviewed while in Paonia, Colorado for advanced studies at Solar Energy International.

Credits: Produced by Laura Palmisano and Frieda Werden; interview originally aired in the series Local Motion on KVNF-FM http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-solar-sisters-pakistan.

http://wings.org/ftp/WINGS2015series/WINGS46-15SolarNuns28_43-192kbps.mp3