ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia 

For the last 12 years, around four days a week, when the light appears over the skies of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, Tsehay Wulo, 55, ascends to Entoto, a forested mountain north of the capital.

Throughout the week, hundreds of impoverished young and old women roam the eucalyptus forest which stands 3,200 meters (nearly 10,500 feet) above the sea level to collect firewood.

Some 68 million people of the 110 million population of the Horn of Africa nation has no access to electricity, while 24% of the population lives on less than $1.90 a day.


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