Innovation for Social Good- d.light brightens up 57 million lives with Solar Lamps

d.light is a global social enterprise delivering affordable solar-powered solutions designed for the two billion people in the developing world without access to reliable energy. d.light provides distributed solar energy solutions for households and small businesses all over the world. d.light supplies power products in 62 countries. Out of the 57 million people, 15 million school children have been reached with a reliable, affordable and accessibile solar lamp. d.light’s impact strategy is based on ‘theories of change’ across the four hubs- Africa, China, South Asia and the United States. This approach produces a deeper understanding of how solar energy affects households that previously relied on poor quality, expensive, and unhealthy alternatives, such as kerosene, candles and diesel. 57 million people have produced longer working hours of upto 27 billion hours, safer environment and health conditions, tons of CO2 offset and money saved.They are aiming to reach out to another 50 million people by 2010 thus accounting to a totality of 100 million people.In India, you can buy d.light products on www.flipkart.com

Picture courtesy: www.dlight.com
Please note: The above mentioned figures are reported by d.light on January 31, 2016.

Author: Digital Empowerment Foundation
Category: Uncategorized
Date: March 12, 2016