Village in the Philippines — Need: $5,000 / Solar Lights: 200
Young People Making a Big Difference — High School students organize a solar light distribution in the Philippines and they need your support! A typical house made of light materials in Catanduanes. Frequent tropical storms make development extrememly difficult.
One Million Lights has had the absolute privilege to work with Tricia Peralta, Mark Lozano, and Sierra Fan on organizing a charitable distribution that will bring clean, safe solar light to…
Girl’s School in Afghanistan — Need: $9,800 / Solar Lights: 350
Sending Light to a Very Dark Region. In this war-torn part of the world, we’re trying to do our part to light up lives. One Million Lights is partnering with Trust in Education on a number of projects that will bring light to some incredibly impoverished communities, including two refugee camps, a remote village, hundreds of street children, and our currently featured project, a girl’s school soon to be finished.
Here’s a bit about Trust in Education: We, a group of neighbors, began…
India – Rajasthan
Village School in India — Need: $4,000 / Solar Lights: 250
Learn More About It: Haveli School in Tasing, Rajasthan, a Northern region of India needs 250 lights for students at the school. Partnered with the Haveli School on the distribution. Some students have already received solar lights, but the remaining students are waiting on their clean, safe solar light. In this arid and inhospitable desert region in the Northern part of India, most families earn their living through tough agricultural work. Students put in a full day of school, help parents with chores and farm work until dark, and are left with no daylight hours for study.