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1

How much did the micro hydro scheme cost?

£34,000

2

How many schemes are installed in Peru?

50

3

What percentage of people live on less than $2 a day?

44%

4

what has been provided to how many people?

Electricity to 30,000 people

5

Name a community that benefits from the micro hydro scheme and how many families it supplies

Chambamontera, there are 60 families

6

What percentage of the scheme did the local community pay for?

6%

7

Name some benefits of the scheme

Machinery can be used by small businesses like carpenters, milk can be refrigerated, medications like vaccines can be refrigerated and schools can use photocopiers and projectors

8

Name 3 disadvantages of the scheme

1) population has grown in villages and may prove unsustainable
2) villagers have to pay for the electricity as it is metered but some can’t afford it
3)scenery has been altered with the building of a small dam

9

When was the scheme in use?

March 2008

10

Micro hydro schemes have an electricity generating capacity of less than how many kw?

100kw

11

Where was the specialised equipment needed for the scheme imported from?

Canada

12

What charity has how many staff working on the schemes in peru?

Practical Action Charity has 10 full time working staff

13

What lamps does the scheme allow to be replaced?

Kerosene lamps

14

What mountain range was the scheme in?

Andes