Month: August 2013

Half-Way to the Objective of 50,000 Solar Lanterns to be Provided Around the World

With more than 25,000 portable solar lanterns being distributed to off-grid households in Uganda, Rwanda, Nepal and Haiti, the Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP), in partnership with the Global BrightLight Foundation (GBF), is now half-way to its objective, thus reaching an important milestone. Read the Aug. 21, 2013 news release from our partner, the Global…

Progress in Haiti

I mid-July, I arrived in Port-au-Prince in Haiti and immediately met Allison Archambault, co- director of EarthSpark International.  EarthSpark is dedicated to electrifying rural Haiti. We collected a volunteer, Brian Gunn, who was coming to Haiti from Washington, D.C., to work with EarthSpark for a month. Brian got into our truck for the eight-hour drive to Port…