School closures due to COVID-19 are hitting the most vulnerable children in Malawi hard. Radio lessons have been developed but widespread energy poverty means a lot of students are lacking radios in their homes. Solar light radios can help students keep up with their education.Learn more
With a solar light, everything changesThe Challenges of Darkness
What's the problem?
548 million people are having their days cut short living without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa. A small invention like a solar light can change that. Together, we can End the Darkness.The Power of Light
Olivia Chivita is a patient at Chipembi Rural Health clinic in Zambia. Like most rural clinics in Zambia, Chipembi is lacking access to stable electricity. Solar home systems have now been installed to light up the clinic, and solar rechargeable medical equipment has been delivered. Olivia, who is pregnant with her second child can now for the first time hear her baby with the help of the solar powered foetal doppler.Learn more
For those who take repair into their own hands, they now have guidance to do so. The launch of our new repair App brings repair knowledge to the community, to give people new skills and the power to extend the life of their solar light for themselves and for the planet.Learn more
We do charity differently
We do charity differently. Through our social enterprise SunnyMoney, we create a local market and prioritise reaching people and places who are being left behind by business as usual.Learn more
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lights distributed worldwide.
people in sub-Saharan Africa reached by clean, safe, affordable light.
tonnes of CO2 emissions averted from the atmosphere.