Free Electricity for the Poor

Volunteer electricians from the Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee reconnect those who can't afford to pay the bill.
November 25, 2009, 1pm PST | Alek Miller
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The power company says it's illegal, but the volunteers say everyone in South Africa has a right to electricity, along with water, schooling, and health. (VIDEO)

From the video: "The power company estimates that over half the people in Soweto are getting their electricity free of charge."

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Published on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 in BBC News
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