Billions of people around the world do not have access to electric light. The lack of this most fundamental service puts a stranglehold on human development. Without artificial light, life grinds to a halt at sunset. Communal life stops and children are unable to study, and businesses are forced to close.
Deprived of electrical light, people resort to candles, kerosene lamps and open fires to counter darkness – all too often with devasting consequences. These primitive light sources claim the lives of 1.5 million people every year through fires and respiratory illness. Light poverty and the millions of associated deaths are avoidable – the technology to balance this inequality is available.
These identify communities and/or premises within our project area according to our client’s interest which suffer light poverty and engage local technicians and suppliers to assess infrastructure, purchase and install solar equipment to provide a sustainable source of lighting in rural areas.