Project Reports

WHO WE REACHED AND HOW WE HELPED. FEEDBACK FROM OUR LOCAL PARTNERS. Increasing incomes of  smallholder farmers

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Farming families in rural areas of Silay, The Philippines, experience electricity blackouts two to three times a week, which can last up to eight hours.
Dec 2015 to Aug 2016

Families say that the solar light has helped them to finish their chores, watch over livestock, and their children can complete their homework after dark.

Mums-to-be and the birth attendants who received kits said that they really like the lightweight design of the kits, making it easy to carry
Jun 2015 to Jun 2016

The local health workers in West Bengal, India say that the kits have been very useful as they contain all the necessary tools to ensure a sterile environment during childbirth.

We worked with Topu Honis Shelter Home to connect clean, bright d.light S300 solar light with women and children living in the shelter and surrounding community
Dec 2015 to Jun 2016

The most dramatic change since the solar light arrived is that, now, the children have a longer time to read and study at night.

Sevamob promoted the importance of sterile environment in giving birth procedure
May 2015 to May 2016

Mums-to-be in slums and rural areas of India are now using clean birth kits to ensure sterile environment while giving birth.

Cedric, a secondary school student, is working on assignment with the help of a d.light S20
Jul 2014 to Apr 2016

The solar lights have reduced the community’s dependence on kerosene, allowing them to spend the money saved on food, school fees and other necessities.

Demonstrating the Prime Square Biomass Cookstove to the community at a Kopernik Tech Fair
Sep 2014 to Nov 2015

During the first months, although the farming families say that the cookstove is great for boiling water and proven to consume less firewood and saves their time to collect firewood, most of them decided to no longer using it as they find it as not suitable for their daily cooking habit.

Microscope has allowed students of Semalah 12 Primary School to enjoy practical, fun science learning
Aug 2015 to Dec 2015

Students who have used the microscope said that they are able to observe vegetables, such as slices of red onion, close up. Another student, with help from her father, was thrilled to see the night sky through the telescope.

Peat fires in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo credit: OuTrop
Nov 2015 to Dec 2015

One student said that the mask has protected her from the thick smoke caused by the fire forest. She knew that the mask worked because she could see that it turned from white to grey after a few hours of use.

A monk tastes Nazava-filtered water
Sep 2014 to Nov 2015

One family said that after using the water filter, they no longer found mosquito larva in their drinking water.

People have stopped drinking water from their wells, choosing to buy water from a water truck that visits their villages
Dec 2014 to Jul 2015

User said that using the water filter has given them clean, safe drinking water, which was difficult for them to access previously.