Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Empowering African Lives Through Solar Power
Ibrahim - happy with his solar light
Ibrahim - happy with his solar light

Dear Project supporters

Since this project was launched, we have made it possible for many kids to study at night. This has made a huge difference - keeping them safe from hazardous smoke and potential fires. 

Ibrahim, pictured is one of the kids who is smiling because of a light that he received.

Together we have made a difference in many lives. 

You made this possible. Thank YOU so much for your support!

This project provides lights in support of their education. Since we already have another project focused on education, we believe it makes sense to combine the projects.  

We will be phasing out this project. There is no need to keep this active indefinitely.

We warmly welcome your on-going support at this education project

We wish to say a special "Thank You" again to all of you for your support. 

Should you have any questions, please feel free to email us at globalgiving@developafrica.org

With much gratitude
Amy and the Develop Africa Team

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Student using his solar book lamp
Student using his solar book lamp

Dear Project Supporters,

Several months ago, 103 solar books were distributed to students in Sierra Leone. The solar books had been provided by a remarkable young lady named Cassidy who explained that she was passionate about helping to provide solar lights to kids in Africa. She had heard about and researched the situation in Africa - where many kids in Africa struggled to study at night, in the dark. 

The students that received solar books provided Cassidy an update on how they were helping improve their studies. They said that solar books have been very instrumental in providing some sort of electricity to their homes and have helped improve their grades at school because they can now study at night. The solar books have been very helpful overall and they are eternally grateful. You can see the full album of photos here.

Thank you for being a part of our family that is making an impact in Sierra Leone's future leaders. We would be honored if you would share this project with your friends and family. Let them know a one time gift will bring light to a student with no electricity and that a monthly gift will impact a new family each time. Even a few dollars a month will go a long way. Together we are changing lives, nations, and destinies.

Please email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org with any comments, questions or suggestions you have.

With great appreciation,

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

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Village girl with new solar light
Village girl with new solar light

Meet Balusa. Balusa lives in Kamawornie - a village is located at Sella Limba Chiefdom, Bombali District, Northern Province.

In the included photo you can see her proudly showing us her new D-light solar light.

Kamawornie is a remote village and unfortunately has no access to electricity.

Balusa was delighted to receive a solar light. This light will be an invaluable asset to her as it will enable her study time at night. No more reading using a hazardous kerosene lantern. This light will also help light up her home at night.  

This simple intervention will help improve her grades.

Her family sends their appreciation to you for helping to brighten their world. 

Please join us in continuing to provide solar power and technology to more students, like Balusa.    We encourage you to start a monthly recurring donation here. Even a few dollars a month will go a long way. Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With deep appreciation
Sylvester and the Develop Africa team


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Bintu is thankful for her new solar light
Bintu is thankful for her new solar light

Dear Project Supporters,

We are so thankful for your continued support that is helping future leaders have the ability to study at night.  Lack of electricity is a challenge for many communities across Sierra Leone and school students living in those communities find it very challenging to read their notes and do their assignments at night.  Thanks to your support these students are receiving solar-powered lights like Bintu who was delighted to receive a solar light.

Bintu expresses her gratitude for her new solar light in this video saying

Hello, my name is Bintu. I am very much excited to receive this gift from Develop Africa. With this solar light, I'll be able to do my assignments and read my notes and slides.  Once again thank you so very much Develop Africa for this wonderful gift

Please join us in continuing to provide solar power and technology to more students, like Bintu, in need in Sierra Leone.    We encourage you to start a monthly recurring donation here. Even a few dollars a month will go a long way. Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

Bintu and her sister using the new solar light
Bintu and her sister using the new solar light

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Two students show their new solar books
Two students show their new solar books

Dear Project Supporters,

A remarkable young lady named Cassidy purchased 103 solar books for students in Sierra Leone. She explained that she was passionate about helping to provide solar lights to kids in Africa. She had heard about and researched the situation in Africa - where many kids in Africa struggled to study at night, in the dark. Develop Africa is deeply grateful to Cassidy for making a difference by purchasing the 103 solar books and we are truly thankful to YOU for helping ship the 103 solar books to students in Sierra Leone.

The 103 solar lights were provided to children from the following three schools/communities in Freetown: Success Tall Academy Nursery and Preparatory School (Hilltop - Hill Station community), REC Primary School (Bathurst village), and UMC Primary School Calaba Town.   You can see photos of the solar book distribution in this album

Thank you for being a part of our family that is making an impact in Sierra Leone's future leaders. We would be honored if you would share this project with your friends and family. Let them know a one time gift will bring light to a student with no electricity and that a monthly gift will impact a new family each time. Even a few dollars a month will go a long way. Together we are changing lives, nations, and destinies.

Please email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org with any comments, questions or suggestions you have.

 

With great appreciation,

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

Students with their new solar books
Students with their new solar books

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Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
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Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States

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