Month: May 2017

Paulina Keilhauer

Since the mid-1990’s, Paulina Keilhauer has been involved in several benevolent causes in Guatemala and abroad from providing indigenous women weavers access to foreign markets to helping migrants become financially independent through the Qualitas of Life Foundation.  Currently, Paulina is President of the Fundación para Niños Quemados de Guatemala (Guatemala Burnt Children Foundation) which focuses on prevention of pediatric…

Light a Village with Goldroom

May 7, 2017 Global BrightLight Foundation has partnered with LA-based DJ Goldroom to provide solar lanterns to every family in a rural village in Guatemala. Donors who contribute $25 or more will have a chance to win a VIP experience with Goldroom on his High Seas Boat Tour. Goldroom will also make a custom mix for…

Launch of Illuminate Guatemala

On April 19th, 2017, Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL) in alliance with Amigos de la Aldea (ADLA) launched Illuminate Guatemala, a joint initiative to provide affordable and practical solar energy systems to the 3+ million Guatemalans currently living without access to electricity. GBL and ADLA plan to reach 250,000 households with solar energy by 2025. GBL…