Even though she carries the painful memory of her house burning, there are still days when Kesilina is still forced to burn an open flame in her house as a way to escape the darkness after the sun has set .Learn more
The Darkness is DeadlyEnd the Darkness
What's the problem?
578 million people across sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity. When the sun sets, families are forced to turn to open flames to escape the darkness. Together, we can End the Darkness.Flick the Switch
When the sun sets over Chanje village in Malawi, It becomes pitch black. John January is one of many who has been forced to burn open flames in their own home for a little bit of light.Learn more
Goodwell dreams of his children succeeding in school. But without access to light at night, they are forced to burn straw to study. One evening, a study session cost them their home.Learn more
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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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0000 solar lights, help SolarAid reach 0000 people, save families 0000, give children 0000 hours of extra study time, decrease CO2 emissions by 0000 and allow 0000 people to live healthier lives.Donate this amount
lights distributed worldwide.
people in sub-Saharan Africa reached by clean, safe, affordable light.
tonnes of CO2 emissions averted from the atmosphere.