SolarAid confronts one of humanity’s greatest injustices – fuel poverty - by harnessing the extraordinary power of the sun. Instead of giving aid, they are using aid to create sustainable, viable markets for small solar lights in Africa. By capturing the sun by day and beaming out clean free light at night – children are able to study, parents can work and families feel safe.
With your help, SolarAid are using brilliant ideas to help families in rural, off-grid communities to invest in their own future and change their lives by doing something simple – buying a solar light. Huge strides are being made and lights are selling fast. So fast that they are struggling to keep up with demand. Which is why they need more funds, to replenish stock and fund their field teams who work to get solar lights into the hands of those who need them most. To date, SolarAid have sold over 200,000 solar lights, meaning the world’s poorest can study, work and socialise after dark without burning expensive and toxic kerosene lamps. By sharing the cost of a light you’ll be helping SolarAid achieve their audacious goal – to eradicate all kerosene lamps from Africa by 2020.