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...

PROGRAMME FUNDING MANAGER - LONDON, UK

Are you looking to achieve something big? Could you help leave no one in the dark by 2030? SolarAid has set a new ambitious strategy...

 
 
 

THE VOICES THAT MATTERS MOST

At SolarAid, we have customers rather than beneficiaries. By adopting a trade-not-aid model, we are ensuring families in rural areas...

Light changes everything

LIGHT CHANGES EVERYTHING

Nyakantingi Primary School Derrick studies at Nyakantingi primary school in Zambia. It's a rural school, miles away from the electricity...

 
 
 
Moving beyond CSR

MOVING BEYOND CSR

In my 8 years in corporate fundraising, I have seen a million different ways companies work with charities. This has been anything...

A prison in darkness

A PRISON IN DARKNESS

A small room of 32m2 at Kamwala Remand Prison in Lusaka, Zambia is the home to 56 boys aged between 10-16 years. Some boys spend up...

 
 
 
Together, we can light up Malawi this Christmas

TOGETHER, WE CAN LIGHT UP MALAWI THIS CHRISTMAS

Me, in Mandevu Village, near where I grew up A candle might mean something different to me than it does to you. I've heard stories...

The real cost of a candle in Mandevu

THE REAL COST OF A CANDLE IN MANDEVU

It was when I met 9-year-old Alinafe in Mandevu village, Malawi, that I truly understood the cost of a candle. Driven by determination...

 
 
 

TUNE IN TO OUR RADIO 4 APPEAL!

We are excited to let you know that SolarAid has been chosen by BBC Radio 4 to run an Appeal. The renowned author and columnist Matthew...

The Zambia drought: The different faces of climate change, part 3

THE ZAMBIA DROUGHT: THE DIFFERENT FACES OF CLIMATE CHANGE, PART 3

This is a series of three blogs on the drought in Zambia. Read part 1: The hunger, here. Read part 2: The vicious cycle of climate...

 
 
 



Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

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Ruby Rose addresses Batwoman exit: “Those who know, know”

Ruby Rose addresses Batwoman exit: “Those who know, know”

Former Batwoman star Ruby Rose has teased more information about her shock exit from the DC Comics superhero show. Last week, fans were surprised to learn Ruby Rose had quit... Read more ...

YouTube star Myka Stauffer 'rehomes' autistic son after adopting him from China

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‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

Chaos erupted in Minneapolis after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd A suspected looter was reportedly gunned down by a pawn shop owner amid riots over a white... Read more ...

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

To ensure social distancing for employees in Pret kitchens, each site will offer a restricted menu, while perspex screens will be fitted to reduce any form of social contact Read more ...

Dutch GP's Formula 1 return moved back to 2021 season

Dutch GP's Formula 1 return moved back to 2021 season

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What did Emily Maitlis say about Dominic Cummings and why did she miss...

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Emily Maitlis opened Tuesday's Newsnight with a hard-hitting monologue about Dominic Cummings Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis has received an outpouring of support as she... Read more ...

Gareth Taylor announced as Manchester City Women's new head coach

Gareth Taylor announced as Manchester City Women's new head coach

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Matt Hancock Refuses Four Times To Say If Dominic Cummings Did The Right Thing

Matt Hancock Refuses Four Times To Say If Dominic Cummings Did The Right Thing

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Matt Hancock has repeatedly refused to say he believes... Read more ...

Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle to suffer mental health setback at Jamie...

Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle to suffer mental health setback at Jamie Tate betrayal?

EMMERDALE fans could see Belle Dingle return to a dark place in upcoming weeks after Jamie Tate turns his back on her once their affair is exposed. Read more ...