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Solar Empowerment Initiative Incorporated

Org #69568
Vetted since 2019
2017
year founded
$13,611
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

To provide solar lanterns and cell-phone charging capability to anyone in the world, including the United States, that we can get to. We extend our reach and maximize our resources by partnering with organizations with compatible mission. Most prominent of these are the Salvation Army, Martha's Table, World Vision Lanka, Action Africa, CorpsAfrica, Sunlight to the Rescue, and Tostan.

Project Leaders
Michael Varhola
Michael Varhola
Praveen Fernandopulle
Praveen Fernandopulle
Team
Michael H Varhola, Judith S Berglund, Charles W Yancey
Organization Information
127 Lynnmoor Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20901
United States
3016243394
Organization Information
127 Lynnmoor Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20901
United States
3016243394

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:

Jun 8, 2022
We sent solar lanterns to two villages in Senegal.
So far this year we have sent four large boxes of solar lanterns to two poor villages in Senegal. The first village was Kaniko in the Commune of Bobali. It is located in the Casamance Region of...
May 2, 2022
Success!
Dear Friends, I am pleased to report that we were finally able to place an order for 21 cases of solar lanterns thanks to you our kind donors. We were able to augment the donations we received through...
Feb 7, 2022
We provided solar lanterns to two orphanages, one in Cameroon and one in Sierra Leone.
This year was especially challenging, but in spite of the pandemic we’ve continued to provide our very capable yet inexpensive solar lanterns to those in need both here at home and overseas....
 
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