What happens when a village gets light?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A VILLAGE GETS LIGHT?

In April last year, we launched Project Switch in the village of Mandevu in central Malawi. Mandevu is a village full of life, located...

Everyone deserves the right to repair

EVERYONE DESERVES THE RIGHT TO REPAIR

Mr. Nsolo glances at two solar lights sitting, gathering dust and taking up precious shelf space in his cramped repair shop in Choma...

 
 
 

FUNDRAISING TRUSTEE & INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRUSTEE

Location: London, UK About SolarAid SolarAid was established in 2006 to fight poverty and climate change. Our vision is to create a...

PRESS RELEASE: RECORD DONATION FROM SOLARCENTURY LAUNCHES A NEW ERA AT SOLARAID

International solar developer Solarcentury gives 5% of net profit every year to SolarAid, a UK based international charity which exists...

 
 
 
Covid-19 is not over

COVID-19 IS NOT OVER

As schools and pubs are cautiously starting to open and the lockdown is easing across parts of Europe, many organisations are now expressing...

TOGETHER, WE DID IT!

We have amazing news - we reached our Moment of Sunshine target!
 
Together, we are getting light and vital health information to where...

 
 
 

PRESS RELEASE: ZAMBIA, FACING A PANDEMIC IN THE DARK

A pandemic in the dark - SolarAid is supporting Zambia to light up health clinics lacking electricity At the depths of the global pandemic...

When darkness falls over Dzaleka Refugee Camp

WHEN DARKNESS FALLS OVER DZALEKA REFUGEE CAMP

A few miles outside of the Malawian capital Lilongwe lies Dzaleka Refugee Camp. The camp, established in 1994 as a result of the surge...

 
 
 

WE HAVE HIT OUR HALFWAY MARK!

My name is Jade and I have had the pleasure of leading on our Moment of Sunshine appeal alongside the amazing SolarAid team. This has...

Your support is reaching those left in the dark

YOUR SUPPORT IS REACHING THOSE LEFT IN THE DARK

Last week we shared a sunny update from our team in Malawi about the impact your support has had on health clinics trying to tackle...

 
 
 

THE JOURNEY OF SOLAR LIGHTS TO A COVID-19 ISOLATION CENTRE IN MALAWI

Today is the International Day of Light, and we would like to share the impact our Moment of Sunshine appeal has had on health clinics...

COVID-19 myths spreading in rural Zambia and Malawi

COVID-19 MYTHS SPREADING IN RURAL ZAMBIA AND MALAWI

My name is Lazarous Chidakwa, I have been a Recycling Assistant and Driver with SunnyMoney Zambia for almost 6 months. My team's way...

 
 
 
You can triple your impact on the COVID-19 response in Malawi

YOU CAN TRIPLE YOUR IMPACT ON THE COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MALAWI

My name is Brave Mhonie, I lead the team in Malawi. I hope you are keeping safe and well. I love the SolarAid supporters, and I am...

PRESS RELEASE: SOLAR IS LIGHTING UP MALAWI'S UN-ELECTRIFIED CLINICS

A pandemic in the dark - solar is lighting up Malawi's un-electrified clinics Over 15.6 million people in Malawi are facing the threat...

 
 
 
Moment of sunshine for you

MOMENT OF SUNSHINE FOR YOU

My name is Danielle and I'm often the first to read your email or donation messages, or answer your phone call. It's been an inspirational...

PRESS RELEASE: ZAMBIA, FACING A PANDEMIC IN THE DARK

A pandemic in the dark - SolarAid is supporting Zambia to light up health clinics lacking electricity At the depths of the global pandemic...

 
 
 
Your moment of sunshine

YOUR MOMENT OF SUNSHINE

My name is Chido Chigubu and I am a Field Coordinator for SunnyMoney in Zambia. Although, I am not in the field at the moment. None...

A LETTER FROM JOHN KEANE, CEO, SOLARAID

Greetings from all of us at SolarAid at this challenging time. As the world struggles to cope with the spread of the coronavirus pandemic,...

 
 
 
The Zambia drought: The different faces of climate change, part 1

THE ZAMBIA DROUGHT: THE DIFFERENT FACES OF CLIMATE CHANGE, PART 1

This is a series of three blogs on the drought, the next part will be published on the 7th of November. 1/3 The Hunger ‘ When there...

Every Light Has a Story

EVERY LIGHT HAS A STORY

And you helped us create 17,410! Behind every single solar light that gets distributed in Malawi or Zambia by our teams, there is a...

 
 
 



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