Little Sun Launches New Creative Digital Campaign for Solar Power

Reach for the Sun: Ten Steps to Creating a Solar-Powered World, is a new creative communications campaign from Little Sun. Illustrated by Nigerian-Italian artist Diana Ejaita and supported by the IKEA Foundation, Reach for the Sun is designed to inspire, inform and activate those concerned by climate change to create a thriving world for all […]

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We’re hiring! Digital Manager – Full Time

Little Sun is a nonprofit organization that empowers communities in Africa with solar energy and inspires action for a solar powered world. Founded by the contemporary artist Olafur Eliasson, Little Sun “puts the power of the sun in your hands” through a suite of artfully-designed solar devices, livelihood programs and renewable energy and climate advocacy […]

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Powering Women in Rwanda

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the stories of women in Rwanda. Rwanda currently has the world’s highest percentage of female leaders in parliament. Still, young Rwandan women face many challenges when it comes to energy access and education opportunity, and these barriers have increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. A 16-year-old […]

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Introducing Littlesun.org

Our CEO John Heller introduces Little Sun’s new direction: To our donors, who have generously supported Little Sun over the past decade. To our partners in Africa, who reach remote communities with clean energy. To our global partners, who share our message of hope with the world. To everyone who has bought a Little Sun […]

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We are officially climate striking!

Little Sun will march with the students of Fridays for Future on September 20th, demanding climate justice and solar love for all. Will you join? A year ago, Greta Thunberg launched a movement with thousands of students striking on the streets every Friday, demanding climate action from politicians and society alike. It is time to […]

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How sunshine harvests jobs in Burkina Faso

Great news: Our distributor in Burkina Faso BETA Sarl was selected to be part of a results-based financing project to successfully continue recruiting local sales agents and spread clean and affordable light!  Boureima Tanga Kabre and Issaka Dahani of BETA Sarl, have been Little Sun’s partners in Burkina Faso since 2014. So far, they have […]

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Give light to communities in urgent need of clean energy

Are you based in the Europe? Click here. Access to energy unlocks opportunities for better education, safety, health and a bright future for all.  Every donation to Little Sun helps us deliver solar light to students, health workers, refugees and remote communities. Find out more about our mission.   To learn about other ways to partner […]

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What can we learn from Rwanda’s sustainable growth?

Rwanda is a country known for its beautiful, curving green horizons, vividly manifesting the land’s title: The Country of a Thousand Hills. But did you know, that Rwanda is also a global leader in effectively integrating climate resilience and gender equality strategies? Rwanda is putting significant efforts in place to focus its development goals on […]

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