- One quarter of the world’s population live without grid-connected electricity.
- The World Bank estimates that 780 million women and children are breathing toxin-laden kerosene fumes, which is the equivalent of smoking two packets of cigarettes per day.
- Kerosene lighting costs up to one third of the household income in many developing countries.
- Kerosene lamps are the leading cause of household fires in developing countries.
- Kerosene emits 2.76 kilograms of carbon dioxide per litre burned.
Read about the hardships faced by a significant number of people living in the modern world without the benefit of electricity.
Our vision is to distribute solar lights to people without electricity around the world.
There are a number of ways you can help in the Rotary Solar Lights Project.
Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the ongoing Rotary Solar Lights Project.