SolarBuddy surpasses 200,000 lights

We are thrilled and proud to have achieved a remarkable milestone in SolarBuddy’s journey. We’ve not only reached but surpassed the remarkable milestone of gifting over 200,000 solar lights! These solar powered devices have found their way into communities across various regions grappling with severe energy poverty – in turn gifted into the hands of children. 

Since 2016, our mission has been to brighten the lives of children by providing them with the gift of light. We couldn’t have achieved this without the unwavering support of our corporate and educational partners, the generosity of individual and recurring donors, the collaboration with global NGO partners, and the dedication of our volunteers and both past and present staff members. We are deeply humbled and immensely grateful to have the privilege of sharing this proud moment with all of you. 

What impact does gifting 200,000 lights have?   

  • 1,000,000 lives have been positively impacted  
  • 256,000 tonnes of C02 emissions have been reduced  
  • 1.46 billion accumulated study hours were created at night for students previously trying to learn using toxic forms of lighting.  

Reaching this milestone signifies the passion, commitment and generosity toward making a global impact and empowering children lacking healthy, reliable and sustainable forms of lighting.  

This achievement would not be possible without our supportive community helping to combat energy poverty in many global regions. Providing the gift of light supports children’s ability to further their educational outcomes through sustainable solar devices. 



SolarBuddy is an impact organisation uniting a global community to illuminate the futures of all children.

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