By Nancy Moore - Board Member, Village Improvement Project
During our First Annual Fundraising Event on November 16, the Board launched a new initiative to supply rural homes in Liberia with solar home kits to replace solar lanterns. Through site visits over the years, we observed that some of the cables linking the portable solar lanterns to the panels were breaking due to frequent use. Hence, an upgrade to a more reliable technology system is necessary.
We invite you to be part of our new initiative, 100 for 100 Solar Home Kits. As you may already know, lighting homes with kerosene and flashlights is the largest single expense for villagers in rural Liberia. The smartest way to control that expense is to stop buying kerosene and batteries. Village Improvement Project is asking you to make available 100 home solar kits to help provide years of zero-cost clean renewable energy for families in rural Liberia where children can have bright and safe lighting to study at night and families can extend their activities into the night.
A home solar kit comes with four light sources with three levels of brightness including a solar panel and a control box that charges devices and plays music. You can brighten so many lives by donating toward a whole-home solar kit for a family living off the electricity grid in rural Liberia. Your continuing support of VIP, Inc. is helping to "light the night and illuminate Liberia" one village at a time. The cost of a kit is $150. Please donate a kit for a family.
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