GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa

by GCP Solar
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GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa
GCP Foundation - Lighting Lives in Africa

Summary

Replace harmful kerosene lamps with hand-held solar light bulbs. The bulbs can be used by children to study, by workers to stop burning fossil fuels and by working at home, to increase a family income. Tackling energy poverty is our mission.

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Challenge

600 million people in Africa live without electricity. GCP Foundation aims to tackle energy poverty by using renewable energy of solar and wind to provide clean, useful light and electricity to reduce the harmful effects of burning kerosene and to protect the envrinment.

Solution

Replace kerosene lamps with solar lights and installing roof top solar to power schools and clinics.

Long-Term Impact

Reduce the harmful effects of kerosene which shorten lives with carbon monoxide poisoning. Reduce harmful CO2 by reducing the burning of fossil fuels and protecting the environment.

Additional Documentation

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

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Organization Information

GCP Solar

Location: Accra, Ghana - Ghana
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GCP Solar
Sidney Yankson
Project Leader:
Sidney Yankson
Eversley, Hook United Kingdom

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