Lifeline Energy

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...

Pre-schoolers discovering with the Lifeplayer

Pre-schoolers discovering with the Lifeplayer
Photo from Progress Report 'Countdown to launch!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Listening group leader, Mabel, with Prime radio

Listening group leader, Mabel, with Prime radio
Photo from Progress Report 'World Radio Day highlights Zambian farmers' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ndabile demonstrating a Lifeplayer to farmer

Ndabile demonstrating a Lifeplayer to farmer
Photo from Progress Report 'World Radio Day highlights Zambian farmers' (view small | med | large | orig)

Nomadic women talking with our partner from HODI

Nomadic women talking with our partner from HODI
Women being interviewed as to what information they want to learn. It is so barren, there isn't even a tree to stand under in the searing heat. (view small | med | large | orig)

Nomadic woman pastoralist

Nomadic woman pastoralist
In these cultures it is not unusual to see women and older girls as shepherds, especially with boys now going to school. (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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