Interiviewing girls who received Fenix radio-light Girls at rural Maasai school with our Fenix radio- Meru girls receiving Fenix radios Meru girls receiving Fenix radios

Lifeline Energy

Org #193
Vetted since 2008
1998
year founded
$297,238
raised on GlobalGiving
18
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

Projects (22)

Radio Education for Rural Girls in Kenya
Kenya / Education
1000 Days of Motherhood
Zambia / Gender Equality
 
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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:

Jul 25, 2022
Radio-lights keep Kenyan girls learning at home
A year ago we first distributed our portable Fenix radio-lights to rural school girls in Kenya during the Covid pandemic. They were distributed to girls from very poor families in far flung areas in...
Mar 1, 2022
Radios continue to support rural Kenyan schoolgirl
The Esila (for girls in Maasai) project supporting vulnerable Kenyan girls with radio education is going well.  We have heard from our frontline partners that the portable Fenix radio-lights...
Apr 22, 2021
Farm Radio Still Going Strong
The weekly Farm Radio broadcasts in Eastern Province, Zambia are still going strong. They're perhaps even more important now in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic although listening in groups is...
 
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