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blueEnergy in Monkey Point

This video is a taste of the work we are doing in small communities on Nicaragua's Atlantic coast. This installation was in Monkey Point, a community of 300 inhabitants. The people there live off the land and until now they had no source of electricity. This project was a succesful collaboration of international volunteers and local community activists. Pleas vote for us at www.CNN.com/Heroes to help us continue with this much needed work.

filmmaker: blueEnergy

country: Nicaragua

channel: nature

rating: PRO

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