Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia

by Village Improvement Project, Inc.
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia
Solar Lanterns for 3000 Village Homes in Liberia

Project Report | Jul 18, 2019
Update on Solar Lanterns

By Nancy Moore | Board Member, Village Improvement Project

Village Improvement Project’s Chairman of the Board, Dr. LeRoy Boikai, will be traveling to Liberia next month. While he is there, he will be visiting areas where we have distributed solar lanterns. He will also be meeting with our Liberian volunteer and paid staff who have been actively monitoring the use of lanterns that we have distributed over the past two years.

 

Some of the previously distributed lanterns are no longer functioning. The team has collected these lanterns and brought them to Monrovia for repair to be returned as soon as the repair is completed. Observation from the field attributes some of the light failures to mishandling and improper charging that have led to dead batteries.

 

We will continue to educate villagers on effective ways to use their lights so that they remain in service for a much longer time of three to four years. A major goal of this project is to implement a good recycling program so that lights that are no longer in service can be retrieved, repaired and when no longer functioning to be disposed of properly.

 

VIP is also seeking corporate sponsors to donate lanterns. Our partnership with Panasonic enabled us to donate 300 solar lanterns. Your generous support makes it possible for us to continue pursuing similar grants and partnerships.

 

Thank you!

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Village Improvement Project, Inc.

Location: Columbus, OH - USA
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Twitter: @vilimprovement
Village Improvement Project, Inc.
LeRoy Boikai
Project Leader:
LeRoy Boikai
President/CEO
Columbus , Ohio United States

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