A Clean Solar Alternative to Kerosene Lamps, Nepal

by Environmental Camps for Conservation Awareness
Aug 3, 2010

Project Updates - August 2010

Community Charging Center
Community Charging Center

The following activities had been achieved till the end of July 2010:

• Establishment & Support for Community Charging Center, Chitwan: A Community Charging center has been established at the kantipur village of Chitwan District. Near about 50 household without connection of national grid electricity are benefited through the establishment of the center. Two persons from the village were trained as well as equipped with the necessary equipments for operating the community charging center in the village. The graph of Gross Happiness Index of the village people seems to be in increasing trend.

• Technical Training for Youths On the job trainings were provided for 5 youths of different areas of Nepal. After skilled with the assembling of solar tuki, they were also equipped through a set of tools to provide repair and maintenance service in their village respectively.

• Coordination with Government Authorities and different NGO’s: One week Solar Light Assembling Training has been organized for women representatives from different women’s group. The training was coordinated with Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City Office. The main objectives of the training were to develop skilled workers to manufacture solar tuki and solar lights for the promotion in urban areas as well as in rural areas. Similarly, 3 days technical training for different women groups of Butwal in coordination with WATCH had been organized. The youth trainee from ECCA had provided the training for the womens from different local groups. For the promotion of solar tuki in high hills, coordination with LACCOS (NGO formed by the active local youths) has been ongoing.

Thanks to all the donors who has been contributing for the promotion and successful implementation of our programs. Thanks for all your effort in enabling us to reach in the rural areas where there is a real need of support to change in their livelihoods.

Assembling Training for Womens
Assembling Training for Womens
Students using solar tuki for their study
Students using solar tuki for their study
Use of Solar tuki during preparing evening meal
Use of Solar tuki during preparing evening meal
Smile created by Solar Tuki in Womens
Smile created by Solar Tuki in Womens


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Organization Information

Environmental Camps for Conservation Awareness

Location: Lalitpur, Bagmati - Nepal
Website: http:/​/​www.ecca.org.np
Project Leader:
Prachet Kumar Shrestha
Team Leader
Kathmandu, Bagmati Nepal
$19,491 raised of $50,000 goal
454 donations
$30,509 to go
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