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On the ledge of their house, Sangay, holding Tandin Wangchuk, watches government workers complete the electrical connections from a new small hydroelectric dam in a neighboring valley. This is the first electricity that has been brought to this region of Bhutan. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats (p. 42). The Namgay family living in the remote mountain village of Shingkhey, Bhutan, is one of the thirty families featured, with a weeks' worth of food, in the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.

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On the ledge of their house, Sangay, holding Tandin Wangchuk, watches government workers complete the electrical connections from a new small hydroelectric dam in a neighboring valley. This is the first electricity that has been brought to this region of Bhutan. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats (p. 42). The Namgay family living in the remote mountain village of Shingkhey, Bhutan, is one of the thirty families featured, with a weeks' worth of food, in the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.