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...

Borana women

Borana women
These Borana women have already set up their listening circles. Their language is similar to the Oromo people in Ethiopia. (view small | med | large | orig)

Samburu woman

Samburu woman
Samburu women are often mistaken for Maasai; they're 'cousins' and live north of the equator while Maasai live south. The share many of the same harmful cultural traditions like FGM and early marriage (view small | med | large | orig)

Zambian listening group

Zambian listening group
Photo from Progress Report '1000 Days of Motherhood - Phase 2' (view small | med | large | orig)

Educating rural Kenyan children via MP3 technology

Educating rural Kenyan children via MP3 technology
(view small | med | large | orig)

SoundStart: Audio Learning for ECD in South Africa

SoundStart: Audio Learning for ECD in South Africa
Photo from Progress Report 'Formally Launching in the New Year' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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