Banish darkness, light a lamp in Nepal

by VillageTech Solutions (VTS)
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Summary

VillageTech Solutions funds an advanced 6V home electrical power system for multiple uses: LED lamps, phone charging, radio, water cleansing, etc.
$100
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

VillageTech Solutions designs rugged lighting systems for rural homes. Families may get their own small solar panel or share power from a central village utility. In Nepal VillageSolutions, an all-Nepalese organization trained by VillageTech, produces and installs this equipment. An entire home system costs about $65. This is a modest investment, but beyond the budget of many rural families. Donated funds offset part of the cost, bringing light, news, music and hope to families in darkness.

Solution

VillageSolutions makes the Village Sun Light. See attached brochure. When seventeen Sun Lights appeared in one community another 3,400 households asked for the same! VillageTech will license the Sun Light to quality manufacturers in other markets.

Long-Term Impact

VillageSolutions’ system pioneers a very low wattage, modular, expandable power system for individual homes. LED lighting enables productive work, extended study hours, and home safety. Many low wattage applications are coming.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.villagetechsolutions.org

Organization Information

VillageTech Solutions (VTS)

Location: Menlo Park, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.villagetechsolutions.org
Project Leader:
David Sowerwine
Managing Director
Menlo Park, California United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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