Solar radio-lights for survivors of Cyclone Idai Aerial view of Beira Rural mother's group Western Zambia Farm Talk Radio Educates Farmers in Zambia

Lifeline Energy

Org #193
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1998
year founded
$295,285
raised on GlobalGiving
15
years fundraising
17
projects funded

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

Projects (21)

1000 Days of Motherhood
Zambia / Women and Girls
 
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Project Leaders
Kristine Pearson
Kristine Pearson
Bridget Schramm
Bridget Schramm
Team
Kristine Pearson, Deborah Torrington, Bridget Schramm, Josina Barnes, Elyse Elder, Stefanie Kundakjian
Organization Information
76 Arnold Street
Observatory
Cape Town, South Africa 7925
South Africa
+27 21 447 6397

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0190189464
Organization Information
76 Arnold Street
Observatory
Cape Town, South Africa 7925
South Africa
+27 21 447 6397

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0190189464

Project Reports

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Apr 18, 2019
Update on Radios to Palu Tsunami Survivors
Dear Supporters: We are sorry to report that the more than 1,000 Polaris radio-lights that were sent to Palu in Indonesia in November remain in customs.  In our previous update, we noted that...
Mar 15, 2019
Additional Lifeplayer units needed now!
Zambia's National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC) of the Ministry of Health has been trying to seek local donor funding to provide additional Lifeplayer units for rural listener...
Mar 1, 2019
Better Options for Wildlife Poachers
World Wildlife Day is this weekend. Created by the United Nations to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. Hundreds of species of African wildlife are...
 
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