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High in the mountains of South America, families like the Castillos live with no electricity. See how BrightLight is helping by providing safe, clean, affordable solar energy.Read the Stories
Gakenke, located in northern Rwanda, is a mountain village two hours from the nearest road, and twelve miles from a reliable power network. See how BrightLight is bringing power to the villagers.Read the Stories
1.3 Billion people in the world's 50 poorest countries lack access to electricity. They rely on kerosene, candles, firewood, and other biomass fuels for their energy supply, adversely affecting their environment, health and personal safety, and hindering their opportunities for economic progress. Providing energy sources that are cost-efficient, effective and safe will enable opportunities to raise their standard of living. There is a direct link between the energy to which they have access and their quality of life.Learn More About What We Do
By Patrick Foley, Global BrightLight Foundation volunteer, who recently lived and worked for two months in Rwanda. Living in Kigali,...