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20.11.2013

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April 17, 2014 

 

Interview with Katrin Pütz on her invention the Biogas Backpack, a winner of the “empowering people. Award”

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Workshop

29.10.2013

Community Impact Development Group (CIDG) meets Empowering people. Award: Empowering People Workshop in Nairobi

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30.10.2013

Top three winners selected for outstanding inventions for basic supply entered to the “empowering people. Award” by the Siemens Stiftung.

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