Help lift a baby out of darkness this Christmas Education is key! All smiles in Kenya Solar is the way forward

SolarBuddy Inc

Org #90984
Vetted since 2021
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SolarBuddy is an impact organisation uniting a global community to illuminate the futures of all children. One of the biggest obstacles we face is extreme energy poverty. It is a complex challenge, impacting the health and well-being, educational outcomes, and economic stability of the communities experiencing it as well as our environment. Just imagine night falls and you are plunged into darkness. That is the everyday reality for people around the world who live in extreme energy poverty, that is, they don't have access to clean, safe, reliable electricity. Instead they use charcoal, firewood and kerosene to cook and provide light, which are unsafe, unclean, time consuming to sour... read more

Project Leaders
Joanna Cantwell
Joanna Cantwell
Nick Fish, Simon Doble, Greg Maloney, Russel Head
Organization Information
150 Post Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, California 94108
United States
Organization Information
150 Post Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, California 94108
United States

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:

Dec 19, 2022
Stories from the Field - December 2022
Pitch-black darkness during childbirth in Zimbabwe   While living and working in the field many years ago I discovered the reality of living in energy poverty, and what...
Aug 23, 2022
Gift of Light report August 2022
Lights illuminating lives in Cambodia   Let's meet the children from Tray Primary & Secondary school. Their school experience is a bit different from what your time at school may have been,...
May 3, 2022
Stories from the Field April 2022
Would you like to meet the incredible children of Timor Leste?  Located less than 700km north west of Darwin, Australia's most northern capital city, Timor Leste is home to approximately 1.3...
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