Give Pedal-Generated Light to Millions of Nepalis

by VillageTech Solutions (VTS)
Vetted
Dec 9, 2008

EcoPower: One chapter ends, another begins

More than 200 households will be equipped with EcoSystems' latest home lighting kits in the next six weeks. Recharging energy will come from various sources: grid chargers, solar panels and the PedalGenerator. Funds from GlobalGiving's partners help to make this happen.

One installation may be with the same Sukaura community with whom we start building a bridge this week. Other communities will receive stand-alone solar lighting kits that we can acquire from local manufacturers.

After installilng the current phase of equipment, we will focus for some time--six months to a year--on substantial improvements to technical performance and cost reduction. During this time we do not plan to work in the villages so will not enlist donations.

Photographs and anecdotes we collect while organizing the current lighting program will be sent to GlobalGiving to share with those who have generously supported this program.

Comments:
  • Donna
    Donna thanks david - nice to have this tangible information and we look forward to pictures!
    • 8 years ago
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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

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Thanks to 115 donors like you, a total of $31,081 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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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