Lighting Up African Village Schools

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Lighting Up African Village Schools
Alabamarjara Itama, Entrepreneur, Nigeria

Nigerian population: 150 million - Electricity: < 16bln KwH
South African population: 44 million - Electricity > 195bln KwH.
In a month, millions of Nigerian students in high schools will be writing their final exams.
I have requested to make presentations to multinationals, government developmental agencies on the need to supply portable solar lighting lamps, which quality had been tested by the IFC Lighting Africa program to the students so they can read into the nights. No one bothered to respond. Yet, these are students we expect to succeed us tomorrow.
We know, without being sufficiently mentally evolved, they will fail and remain in the BOP, and the dynasty continues! Please, is there someone or organization out there to help?

Lighing Lives
Bob Sutton, Other, Guatemala
I am sorry to hear that no one responded to your plea. I am working in Guatemala and see that same, tragic situation. The technology exists, the need is clear yet no one is willing to respond to help close the gap.
I can only offer my encouragement to you that you continue to strive and find the means to implement your vision. I am doing the same here, asking friends and family for help as the aid / development community seems distant from the wonderful opportunity to light the nations! Keep hope and best wishes in your quest. The smiles on the faces of those who receive the lights will tell you that you are on the right path, even if the pace is slow and painful.

Lighting Lives
Alabamarjara Itama, Entrepreneur, Nigeria
Thanks a lot Bob! The encouragement is appreciated and very thoughtful of you. Thank you. I'll share any successes.

Check out Light Up the World
Julie Johnston, Teacher, Canada
I wonder if Light up the World would be willing to make a move to Nigeria. They've had projects in a few other African countries...

Lighting Up African Villlage Schols
Alabamarjara Itama, Entrepreneur, Nigeria
Thanks Julie. I'll contact LUTW. Thank you.

Solar Lanterns Cum Mobile Charger
Pankaj Sonawane, Student (MBA), India
Hello sir, we are a part of SIFE - an international non profit organization. We are involved in providing solar lanterns with charger to those of intense need of it. Right now we are operating in India.
We would definitely like to help those peope you mentioned through our SIFE connections.


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