KHOU-CBS Houston TV Interview Anna Sidana, One Million LIghts Founder, at the Energizer Night Race.
Byron Bobila – Fisherman – Samar Island, Philippines When Byron Bobila saw flames in the water, he immediately paddled toward the fire. Fishermen in eastern Samar use kerosene lamps on their boats at night. When these lamps fall over, the boats go up in flames. Byron was relieved to find the fisherman safe nearby, swimming [Read more...]
Celebrate IIndia-SC Namaste Intel Annual Event with a gift of light. May & June 2012 This IIndia-SC Namaste Intel Annual Event, Intel employees like you can brighten the lives of people in need. In impoverished communities, solar lights replace harmful & polluting kerosene lamps, and enable children to study at night, clinics to provide medical, [Read more...]
Namaste Event for Intel Employees to Celebrate Indian Heritage — One Million Lights joined several India-focused nonprofits at the Santa Clara, CA campus in February 2010 to promote our programs for communities in India.
We were sponsored by the Santa Clara section of one of Intel Corporation’s Green Culture teams. Their goal is to promote green culture within Intel, in lives of Intel employees and at the same time, try to get engaged in various “green” related volunteer activities across the Intel community to make a difference.
They loved One Million Lights “Green” initiative “to…
Earth Day at Intuit — One Million Lights celebrated Earth Day with Intuit Employees at the Mountain View and Menlo Park Campuses in 2010
The event was a mixture of community businesses and organizations along with employee booths – there were 20-25 booths this year. The event highlighted social responsibility along with Intuit’s sustainability initiatives.
Employees had tables with topics such as biodiesel cars, line-drying clothes, composting…
One Million Lights joining Intuit Employees in Celebrating Diwali — Wednesday, November 3 from 2:30-5pm at the Mountain View, CA campus.
Diwali is known as the Festival of Lights and is celebrated in India by families placing lights and candles all over their homes. The event will open to all Intuit employees. The café will be decorated with lights and a beautiful design made of colored rice. Music, dancing, food, drinks and sweets for the employees to come and enjoy.
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Located in East Africa, Kenya is home to forty-one million people. While Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi is a major commercial hub, there are approximately fifteen million people in rural areas that are living in poverty. Before the eighth year of school, thousands of children drop out of school due to low scores and extenuating factors [Read more...]
Every day, 10-year-old Laura makes her way to the school on horseback. She has a two and half hour trek over the craggy ranges before she gets to her school at noon. School runs year round and the children have no holidays. Like all the students at Ricardo de Rojas, Laura is expected to wear [Read more...]
Name: Loventer, Age: 13, Grade: 8 Loventer lives with her mother and 4 siblings in a timber house with a tin roof. Her Father passed away in intertribal conflict during the violence in 2009. Her Mother now farms the land herself, but it barely supports them. They have no electricity, and get water from a [Read more...]