Solar Transformation for Haitian Education

 
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    EFACAP school project completed
    By - Laura Hosman - Project Leader
    Dear friends and supporters of Solar Transformation for Haitian Education, I am writing, first and foremost, to thank you for your support of our team's project. Your financial (and moral!) support made possible what we consider to be a very successful project, which we are now considering to be completed. With this support...
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $8,942 from an original funding goal of $20,000!
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education has received 26 donations
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    Library at the EFACAP school
    By - Laura Hosman - Project Leader
    Most of you are probably aware of our team’s work to provide solar power and Internet connectivity to the EFACAP School in Lascahobas, but many of you may not know about the library that we set up there in August of last year. I’d like to take this opportunity to write about it, because it figures in to our...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    A brief but productive February trip to the EFACAP school
    By - Laura Hosman - Project Leader
    In February 2012, three members of the IIT Empowering Haiti team made a brief trip to Haiti and to the EFACAP school. The purpose of our trip was threefold: to install some additional (important!) equipment that had not arrived in time for our December trip, to re-wire the system from the fuse-box to the tables, and...
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    Happy Holidays!
    By - annie hutches - Team Member
    On December 18th, a team of five IIT students, one student from UIC, one student from UC-Boulder, and two awesome mentors returned to the United States after a successful return trip to Haiti.   For the first part of the trip, the team worked on improving the current solar solution at the EFACAP school in Lascahobas,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    Preparing for Another Trip to Haiti
    By - annie hutches - Team Member
    The IIT Empowering Haiti Team has been very busy this semester, planning for our next trip to Haiti in early December. We are working towards several ways of improving the installation at our pilot school, including connecting the school to the Internet, and are moving forward with meaningfully engaging the local...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    Successful deployment in Lascahobas!!!!!
    By - Laura Hosman - Project Leader
    We did it!! We successfully carried out our first solar powering deployment in Haiti, last week! The EFACAP school in Lascahobas now has the capability to charge 500 laptops with a DC-only solar system. According to our research and to OLPC, our installation has the distinction of being the world’s largest...
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education has received 115 donations
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    IPRO Day - Spring 2011
    By - Annie Hutches - Team Member
    On Thursday, April 28th our team participated in the Illinois Institute of Technology IPRO Day.  This is the day where the students involved in all of the Inter-professional projects get the opportunity to show off all of the hard work that they have done throughout the semester.  We were able to give a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    Making Solar Installation a Reality
    By - Stevie Brummer - Solar/Model-Making Team
    Dear GlobalGiving Community and Supporters, Thank you so much for your generosity so far!!  We only have 5 days left, and are so close to our goal.  This has been such a great experience for our team so far.  For our donors, future-donors, and supporters, we would like to share with you our current...
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  • Laura
    Laura Our project was featured in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, April 12 2011http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/ct-x-c-iit-helps-haiti-20110413,0,2296169,full.story
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education posted a progress report
    Challenge Month Kick-Off
    By - Annie Hutches - Team Member
    Dear GlobalGiving Community and Supporters, Our team has been extremely busy over the past few months, and we are not about to slow down!  Our main efforts at present are focused on meeting our fundraising goal in order to implement our solar solution when we go to Haiti in a few short months. From entering the April...
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  • Solar Transformation for Haitian Education has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Laura Hosman

Chicago, IL United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Solar Transformation for Haitian Education