Active Projects

Villages in Sacred Valley- Peru

Villages in Sacred Valley- Peru

March 14, 2017 My name is Tyler Su and I am an eighth grader at Woodland School in Portola Valley, California. Every year, the eighth graders do a year-round project called Capstone, when students choose a problem to research and improve. For my Capstone, I am doing Lack of Electricity in Remote Areas. While I was [Read more…]


Solar Lights: Reduce Risk of Rape – Uganda

Solar Lights: Reduce Risk of Rape - Uganda

Rape Hurts Foundation (RHF) 25 Wairaka Jinja Iganga High P.O.Box 19 Jinja Uganda I www.rape-hurts.foundation I hellentanyinga@gmail.com I +256 392 177 793 Why Solar lights for the Villages in Kabukye and Butansi;- Greetings from Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, a beautiful country with a difficult past, a challenging present, and a promising future, it is home [Read more…]


Benin Projects: Open Arms School and Cercle Social

Benin Projects: Open Arms School and Cercle Social

 11/2016 updateONE HUNDRED LIGHTS IN THE CERCLE In partnership with Bras Ouverts – Open Arms (BOOA) launching the Brighten Up BOOA initiative, Cercle Social is launching the One Hundred Lights in the Cercle (OHLC). The One Hundred Lights in the Cercle is a Cercle Social initiative to light the way towards academic success for students [Read more…]


Lighting the way to Child-Centered Development in Cameroon

Lighting the way to Child-Centered Development in Cameroon

August 2016 Children located in some five villages ( Bijang, Borrere, Eshobi, Eyangntui and Bombe) in the south west Region of the Republic of Cameroon are still living in darkness and the threat of pollution caused by kerosene lamps. These five villages are among the most remote villages in Cameroon without good motor-able road, no portable pipe-born water in [Read more…]


Project Linc- Agara, India

June 7, 2016 Students from Agara and the villages surrounding it are usually up at the crack of dawn milking the cows or working in the fields. Then, they spend all day in school. When they get back from school in the afternoon, they must make use of all the daylight they have left to work [Read more…]


A Brighter Future for La Laguna, Honduras

A Brighter Future for La Laguna, Honduras

Since 1989 New York/Help has traveled to the remote Indian village of La Laguna, in the Yoro Mountains of Honduras. Working with the elders, various projects have been developed for the 12 tribal villages in the province. These villages are spread throughout the mountainous area reached by foot, horse or donkey for most families. The [Read more…]


Lighting the Way to the Future

Lighting the Way to the Future

By: Markie Cleaveland-Yeakel February 2016 El Pinalón, Guatemala Lighting the Way to the Future The Village of Pinalón is located in a mountainous area, 3 kilometers off of a paved road, in the Municipality of Casillas, Departamento de Santa Rosa, Guatemala.  The only way to get there is by a 4-wheel drive vehicle, walking or on [Read more…]


Spark Opportunity – Rishikesh

Spark Opportunity - Rishikesh

February 2016 Kirpa Wirk is making a trip to Rishikesh for the 17th Annual International Yoga Festival in early March to spend some time educating people on the global applications of solar energy and technology, and how solar can be used to improve daily lives of individuals everywhere. Electricity in Rishikesh is scarce, it is [Read more…]


Reliable Solar Light for the Nomadic Masai of Kenya

Reliable Solar Light for the Nomadic Masai of Kenya

By: Jackie Ewing This independent project will provide the Masai tribe in and around Ngoswani, Kenya, Africa with dependable solar lights. Ngoswani, like many villages, has no electricity and no running water.  Light sources include burning wood, kerosene and candles.  Each of these include health and safety issues, not to mention a price.  Fire produces [Read more…]


Lux In Tenebris- Light in Darkness

Lux In Tenebris-  Light in Darkness

(One of the deliverables Post Ebola Education (PEER) Support Project for Liberia) 10/19/2016 Update from Liberia from Nehmah Yeanay: 150 lights were distributed on Friday, October 7, 2016. Our team managed to reach Nyaforta Public School on Thursday night from Bopolu City by foot because the road condition had deteriorated due to heavy rainfall. However, [Read more…]