Kurdistan - Energy Migration: Kurdistan_10

11-year-old Chaiwan Khalaf Mohammed stands next to a satellite dish on the roof of her home in Binika. While satellite dishes and televisions are cheap in the area, fuel for a generator {quote}is very expensive,{quote} says Chaiwan's mother, Nashmil. The village pools their money to run a community generator 1 or 2 hours each day, and they cannot run heavy appliances or machinery with it.

11-year-old Chaiwan Khalaf Mohammed stands next to a satellite dish on the roof of her home in Binika. While satellite dishes and televisions are cheap in the area, fuel for a generator "is very expensive," says Chaiwan's mother, Nashmil. The village pools their money to run a community generator 1 or 2 hours each day, and they cannot run heavy appliances or machinery with it.