Project Reports

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

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There was excitement among the community when the water filter was introduced
Aug 2015 to Sep 2015

The water filters have generated savings for households who have reduced their kerosene and firewood usage, as they no longer have to boil water.

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees, including women and children, arrived in Aceh, Indonesia seeking safety from persecution
May 2015 to Sep 2015

TAGANA Aceh was able to reduce their plastic waste by using the Nazava Bening XL water filter and added the filters to their emergency response kit.

Students on Atauro Island are eager to study, but the resources at their schools are very limited
Aug 2014 to Sep 2015

In these communities, students no longer have to inhale fumes and/or smoke whilst they study as the solar lights produce no emissions. Students families are also saving money as the d.light requires no fuel.

Most families in rural Sumba live without electricity, and for many years relied on kerosene lamps for light at night
Dec 2014 to Jul 2015

The solar lights not only enable families to save money, but they can also charge their mobile phones with the technology. One man says he no longer needs to travel to his neighbour’s house at night and pay IDR5,000 (~US$0.38) to charge his mobile phone.

The earthquake destroyed many schools in Dhading district, Nepal
Jun 2015 to Oct 2015

The families said that they felt safer from the threat of thieves because they were no longer living out in the open in the dark.

The Nepal earthquake destroyed over 191,058 houses across the country, with numbers expected to rise
Jun 2015 to Oct 2015

The d.light S300 solar lights assisted families by providing light for cooking and reading at night.

Students in Burkina Faso can now study with clean and bright solar light at night
Jun 2014 to Aug 2015

The students using the lights said that the solar light has increased their study time, allowing them to study, read, and finish their homework at night.

The solar lights will create micro-enterprise opportunities for women
Oct 2014 to Aug 2015

Our local partner, SHINE, distributed 150 Villageboom Money Saver solar lights to communities in need over five months, to reduce their dependence on dangerous kerosene lighting. As well as the technology distribution in Burundi, SHINE staff are also actively contributing to clean energy advocacy...

Ms. Amelia Braz of Atauro island now can continue her activity at night using the solar light
Feb 2014 to Jul 2015

Families who bought the lights said that using the solar light has helped them to save money that they previously spent to buy kerosene and batteries.

The solar lights have been distributed in a public lottery
Sep 2013 to Aug 2015

We worked with our local partner, Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK), to support a joint research project with IDE-JETRO, to find out the community’s willingness to purchase solar lights.