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We are a leading international charity tackling climate change and poverty by creating a sustainable market for solar lights

Our goal is to eradicate the kerosene lamp from Africa by 2020

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  • Solar lights & VAT in Zambia

    We've written a letter to the minister of finance in Zambia petitioning for a reduction in VAT for small hand-held solar lights. Read the letter to understand a little more about the work we do here at SolarAid. More >

  • Distribution costs fall again

    We have some great news. The cost of getting a solar light in to rural Africa is now cheaper than ever. This means your donation stretches even further. More >

  • Is pay-as-you-go solar set to transform energy access?

    Is Pay-As-You-Go solar set to revolutionise energy access is rural Africa? Take a quick look at the ways in which we're trying to ensure nobody gets left in the dark. More >

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Our new online eco-shop

Solar lights are the perfect eco-present.They save on energy bills and help transform the fortunes of an entire continent at the same time.  

Check our our online eco-shop page here. 

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Check out our partners page to see which fantastic organisations are helping us build a sustainable market for solar lights. 

Visit our partners page here. 

Our social enterprise is the largest seller and distributor of solar lights in Africa