Impact Stories

THE WONDER WOMEN OF GUGUS BARAT 1 - North Aceh, Indonesia
THE WONDER WOMEN OF GUGUS BARAT 1
"I want to earn even more income from this flour-milling business, so that I can send my children to university" - Nurlaila
Maripa - Warsambin Village, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Maripa - Warsambin Village, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
"The BrightBox solar home system not only safely and sustainably lights up my kiosk, but it can also be used to charge mobile phones. It saves me from buying kerosene, which is often in scarce supply in the village, making it very expensive." - Maripa

Yohana Maren - Yembesser Village, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Yohana Maren - Yembesser Village, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
"Because the d.light S20 is a portable lamp, I can take it anywhere I want. Whenever I need better lighting for weaving, I can just pull it closer. The battery also lasts a very long time, I just need to put it under the sun during the day and use it casually at night." - Yohana
Marintje - Mumes Village, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Marintje - Mumes Village, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
"My eyes are old, and if I have to work in the dim light with tiny beads and thin string, they become watery and tired easily, but I have deadline to catch so I can sell these products in town the next day. With better lighting, I can be more productive at night." - Marintje

Erni - Gam Island, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Erni - Gam Island, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
"The lamp is very convenient, initially I bought two for the living room so my kids can study with better lighting. But after knowing that it brings more good than harm, I bought two more so I can place them in the kitchen. I can still cook dinner even when the sun has gone down." - Erni
Mama Luku - Larantuka, East Flores, Indonesia
Mama Luku
"As a normal housewife in a rural community, I never thought I’d be able to travel outside of Indonesia and represent such a great organisation. It really was a dream come true." - Mama Luku

Bonyoh Primary School – Kintamani, Bali, Indonesia
Bonyoh Primary School – Kintamani, Bali, Indonesia
"Now, the students prefer to drink from the water filter because it’s free and healthy." - I Wayan Redana, Principal of Bonyoh Primary School
Naikean Primary School – Semau Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Naikean Primary School – Semau Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
"My students now don’t leave the classroom in the middle of the class just to drink water. They can drink directly from the water filter in the classroom, so no one loses their concentration when someone comes in and out." - Yohan D. Kila, Principal of Naikean Primary School

Uiboa Primary School – Semau Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Uiboa Primary School – Semau Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
"With the water filter at our school, students can now drink water without having to walk home during breaks, and they never come to class late anymore." - A teacher from Uiboa Primary School
Letbaun Primary School - Semau Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Letbaun Primary School - Semau Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
"Since they can drink directly from the water filter, students don’t have to bring the heavy bottles to school anymore. The school also provides a glass for them to use to drink, so they don’t have to bring a glass from home either." - Lodia Manafe, Teacher at Letbaun Primary School