Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile

by Halt Poverty
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile
Solar Lamps for 1000 People Living the Last Mile

Dear Champion,

From May to November of this year, 285 end-users have benefited from the solar lamp’s distribution project. When you give the gift of clean energy, not only you protect the environment, but  also give back precious time for family to spend time together. In response to our survey, one family shared the following outcomes:

  • Outcomes: Positive environmental outcomes. Less pollution exposure. Cost savings
  • Indicators: Household cost savings resulting from shifts in spending on fuel, candles. One potential benefit is that solar lamps improve personal safety and security at nighttime, in terms of the number of incidences of petty crime
  • Means of verification: Solar lamps have no operating cost (i.e., free sunlight)
  • Risks and assumptions: An assumption is that increased hours of lighting enable children to study more hours in the evening and thus improve learning outcomes. There is anecdotal evidence of educational benefits accruing from solar lanterns, but the evidence tends to be difficult to use because there is limited data on the long-term relationship between fuel replacement, access to lighting, and educational outcomes.

You rock! Thank you and stay safe!

Halt Poverty Team


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Dear donor,

Thank you so much for your generous $172 gift to Improve lighting for Porters in Isalo National Parc through GlobalGiving. We are grateful for your kind and thoughtful support!

Until our project is fully funded, we will be sending you regular reports about our work. This will keep you informed about all our accomplishments and show you how your generous donation was used.

Distribution 1. 10 Households benefited sent May 2020

Distribution 2. 12 Households benefited sent June 2020

Distribution 3. 12 Households benefited sent July 2020

Distribution 4. On the way! We have received another model of lamps! 

Your precious donation is shining a light on 34 households and 170 end users. We rely on donations like yours to ensure that even the most remote communities get access to clean energy. Most Malagasy households use kerosene lamps and candles which are the source of indoor pollution and fire.

We make sure your donation achieves the greatest impact, especially during this unprecedented pandemic. We hope you enjoy learning about our work and continue to stay engaged with our team. Stay safe!

Warm regards,

Halt Poverty


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Location: Antananarivo - Madagascar
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