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Building a Sustainable Business in Kenya

In celebration of International Earth Day, we spoke with SoFi member Patricia Griffin about how saving on her student loan debt allowed her to take the leap in starting her own sustainable business in Nairobi, Kenya. Read on to hear what she had to say about the importance of bringing nutrition, employment, and lasting improvements to poor communities throughout East Africa.

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How to Go Green With Solar Energy in a House or Apartment

Maybe you have long been on the recycling bandwagon, you eat seasonal and local foods, perhaps you even buy carbon offset credits to reduce your carbon footprint. But now you want to take the next step and go green with your energy usage, as well.

Whether you own a house or rent an apartment, there are several great options available for adopting renewable energy these days. Here’s a quick guide to the basic options – including what the costs look like and what benefits you may gain as a result.

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