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Lifeline Energy

Org #193
Vetted since 2008
1998
year founded
$297,279
raised on GlobalGiving
20
years fundraising
21
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Lifeline Energy is a non-profit social enterprise that provides sustainable information and education access to vulnerable populations. We achieve this by designing, manufacturing and distributing solar and wind-up media players and radios for classroom and group listening. Since 1999, we have distributed more than 500,000 power independent radios to provide on-demand access to information and education, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. Over the years we have received numerous awards including the Tech Museum of Innovation Award, a World Bank Development Marketplace Award and an Index: Design to Improve Life Award. In addition, our founder and CEO Kristine Pearson was named one of TIME magazi... read more

Project Leaders
Kristine Pearson
Kristine Pearson
Kristine Pearson
Kristine Pearson
Bridget Schramm
Bridget Schramm
Team
Kristine Pearson, Deborah Torrington, Bridget Schramm, Josina Barnes, Elyse Elder, Stefanie Kundakjian, Steve Herne, Amy de Raedt, Karen Vollaire, Lynne Smit, Shirley Da Graca
Organization Information
Westlake Office Park
Bridge House
Cape Town, South Africa 7945
South Africa
+27 21 447 6397
Organization Information
Westlake Office Park
Bridge House
Cape Town, South Africa 7945
South Africa
+27 21 447 6397

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Fenix Radio-Lights Helpful in Kenya's Rain Crisis

By Kristine Pearson | Project Lead

NAROK COUNTY, KENYA Disaster Strikes From March to May, torrential rains and flash floods wreaked havoc across Kenya, causing rivers to overflow and triggering landslides. Narok County, home to the... Read the full report ›

Radio programs in local languages help students

By Agnes Torres | Project officer

The latest distribution of our Fenix solar and wind-up radios took place in Q4 2023.  In collaboration with the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), Kenya's national broadcaster, reports from... Read the full report ›

Rural Kenyan school girls love listening to radio lessons and the news

By Agness Wambui | Field representative

In late September, we undertook six distributions of Lifeline Energy Fenix radio lights to benefit hundreds of rural Kenyan school girls and boys. We visited four far-flung schools in Narok... Read the full report ›
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