Active Projects

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) 7/15/2016 Update: Thanks to generous donors and partners, we have scheduled our next distribution to the students of  Bopolu District, Gbarpolu County in Liberia. In February we provided 500 students with solar lights. School starts on September 5 and we are looking to send [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…]