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This case study contains a series of mini-reports on the renewable energy access work undertaken by Oxfam and Practical Action in the Ruti and Himalaya communal areas of Zimbabwe. The project, entitled Rural Sustainable Energy Development (RuSED), began in 2011 and will run until January 2016. It is being led and implemented in association with the Ministry of Energy and Power Development and the Rural Electrification Authority of Zimbabwe. The study details how the project has improved health outcomes; broadened access to education; increased production and boosted business; enhanced quality of life; and strengthened livelihoods.

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