Google Global Impact Awards: Spread the light!
Thanks for offering to help spread the word! Your support will no doubt prove critical as we try to attract as many votes as possible.
We are a small charity with a big ambition and we need all hands on deck if we are to make an impact with the Google Global Impact Challenge!
Here's what we want you to do:
1) Tell your friends and family to vote for SolarAid by following this link:
2) Email all your contacts (click this link for a sample email to copy and paste)
3) Ask your colleagues at work to vote too – why not see if you can get your company
or college to spread the word?
4) Don't forget to get them to #PassitOn
Make your email shine!
And here are some amazing quotes to cut and paste:
“My kids are well they don’t get sick easily, they are healthy and this is due to the solar light that doesn’t produce toxic flames.”
-- Charles Mukaya, father from Kenya
"I use the solar light for lighting in the kitchen, during dinner & for my children to do their homework at night."
-- Agatha, mother from Tanzania
"I am now healthier than before because the money used to buy kerosene has been diverted to food."
-- Gift Mwalwanda, mother from Malawi
Click the following links for pre-populated tweets:
Click the link below for a copy of our Press Release.
Example Facebook post:
Simply copy and paste the following...
Supporting SolarAid means millions of people get access to life-changing
solar lights, hundreds of jobs are created and a sustainable solar industry
across Africa is kick-started... This has a huge impact on poverty and
climate change. They are a small charity with a BIG impact. They are
a finalist in the Google Global Impact Challenge which is absolutely huge
For them. This could transform the lives of millions of rural Africans.
I have placed my vote and urge you to do the same. Don’t forget to tell
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Use Twitter to tell the whole world about our work.
Let’s get tweeting:
Wherever the blue bird logo pops up, if you like what you see, click on it to tweet about it.
Give your tweet the hash tag #sunshineisfree. That way we can all read and re-tweet each others. Brilliant!
Oh, and whenever you want to tell us anything, simply @solaraid on your tweet so we get the message.