Banish darkness, light a lamp in Nepal

 
$100
$2,400
Raised
Remaining

Banish darkness, light a lamp in Nepal

Banish darkness, light a lamp in Nepal

Battery boxes with charge controller

Battery boxes with charge controller
Each home has one box which hangs securely on the wall. It is charged from a solar panel. It supplies four or more lamps, a cell phone charger, a radio or other appliances.

Villagers in VillageSolutions workshop

Villagers in VillageSolutions workshop
BRWF (the Bhutanese Refugee Women Forum) representatives visited Kathmandu to take the systems funded by the San Clemente Rotary Club for one of the refugee camps

Banish darkness, light a lamp in Nepal

Banish darkness, light a lamp in Nepal

Multiple LEDs being fitted to lamp

Multiple LEDs being fitted to lamp
The Sun Light system can provide power for many lamps, each fitted with an ON/OFF switch and multiple LEDs. This enables the residents to position lamps in the most convenient locations (kitchen, sleeping areas, outside ladders and paths) and to switch them independently.

Sun Light 3 watt system

Sun Light 3 watt system
Photo from Progress Report 'Final Project Report: Lamps Lit in Nepal'

Sun Light 10 watt system

Sun Light 10 watt system
Photo from Progress Report 'Final Project Report: Lamps Lit in Nepal'

1 watt SunLight

1 watt SunLight
Photo from Progress Report 'As darkness spreads, so do the SunLights'

10 watt SunLight

10 watt SunLight
Photo from Progress Report 'As darkness spreads, so do the SunLights'

VS team and supplies arrive in Archale village

VS team and supplies arrive in Archale village
Photo from Progress Report 'Tonight lights shine in two Palpa villages'
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Organization

Project Leader

David Sowerwine

Managing Director
Menlo Park, California United States

Where is this project located?

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