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We believe that universal access to renewable energy is the best
way to alleviate poverty and combat climate change

We are a leading international charity building a
sustainable market for solar lights

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

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    This Saturday at 20:30 the world will be cast into darkness. Earth hour is a 'lights off' event to help raise awareness for climate change. Find out how you can play your part with SolarAid. More >

  • Recycling update

    Here's a quick update on our collaborative PhD with the University of Edinburgh into waste, repair and recycling. More >

  • The sun is rising on a solar revolution in Africa

    The BBC World News published an article concluding that the solar revolution is still some way off. Here's our response. 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

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Partner up

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: 
View their new website here