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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) 06/09/2017 Update from Nehmah Yeanay: It is my pleasing duty to share with you updates from the light distribution exercise in Bopolu District, Gbarpolu County; due to information from the field that most school children do not attend classes in the rural areas [Read more…]


Lights for Learning

Lights for Learning

 September, 2015   Down the street from the Selva Negra Coffee Estate in Matagalpa, Nicaragua, rural village families live day by day without access to electricity. Without a reliable power source, the children within the village are unable to further their education during the night. This upcoming January, a group of students and young professionals [Read more…]


Kwelanga Solar- Solar Empowerment for South African Youth

Kwelanga Solar- Solar Empowerment for South African Youth

June, 2015 One Million Lights is partnering with Sundance Solar for an educational and pay-as-you-go solar light project in South Africa. Ed Bender, president of Sundance Solar, and two science teachers will be travelling to the Cape Town area of South Africa in Mid-July to train teachers, work with students, and deliver solar lights.  The [Read more…]


A Path of Light for Lost Childhood

A Path of Light for Lost Childhood

April 29, 2015 Jordan Refugee Camp is a collapsing city of tents and sheds, a safe haven to about 100,000 Syrian Homerefugees. These individuals are looked upon as those who managed to escape the bloody dictatorship mainly consisting of women and children, alongside with whatever they could carry throughout the miles of evacuation. [Read more…]


Lights for School Kids- Luwero District of Uganda

Lights for School Kids- Luwero District of Uganda

April 27, 2015  The Luwero War in the 1980s left many children orphaned and impoverished in the Luwero District of Uganda.  Vine Christian Academy is a school that is an initiative of Kampala Church of Christ to help the vulnerable and needy children of Wakiso, in the Luwero District.  Wakiso is a rural area with [Read more…]


Nepal Relief

Nepal Relief

April 26, 2015 One Million Lights and Gham Power are working together, putting solar microgrids in Nepal.  These projects have been in the works for many months with an install estimate of early June.  With the devastating earthquake that hit on April 25, Gham Power and its partners are doing everything they can to get [Read more…]


Brightening the Tribal Villages of Barwani

Brightening the Tribal Villages of Barwani

February 5, 2015 Barwani district was formed on 25th May 1998. It was carved out of West-Nimar, Khargone district. Barwani is situated in the south-west side of Madhya Pradesh and river Narmada flows from its northern border.  District is surrounded by Satpuda (in South) and Vindhyachal (in North) forest ranges. In 2011,  Barwani  had  population  [Read more…]