Little Sun in the heart of the Congo Basin

OrigiNations e.V., an organization based in Berlin, Germany works closely with indigenous peoples and communities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America to preserve their cultural hertiage and protect the surrounding natural environment. Tatjana Puschkarsky from OrigiNations provides a snapshot from a 10-day workshop in Dzanga-Sangha, Central African Republic in May 2015. The Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas in […]

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Little Sun reaches the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

At 5,895 meters, Uhuru Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, is the highest natural elevation point in all of Africa. And Little Sun has now made it all the way there! Michael Schlawitz, an IT specialist by trade, now spends his time in Tanzania dedicated to spreading solar light, among his other projects. He shares with us his […]

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Little Sun reaches Tongoa Island, Vanuatu

Located in the South Pacific, Tongoa Island, one of Vanuatu’s smallest islands was also the hardest hit by Tropical Cyclone Pam in March, 2015. Thanks to the hard work of Francesca von Habsburg and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) team, Little Sun lamps were distributed to schools damaged or destroyed by the cyclone.   We’re […]

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Little Sun finds its way to Malawi

24-year-old Tilla D Katenga is passionate about making a positive difference in our world. Recently, he took it upon himself to bring Little Sun lamps to his home village in Malawi and he shared his story with us.   I’m a 24-year-old Namibian born student and banker with Malawian and South African roots. I read the November […]

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On the Road in Tanzania

The Rough Road to Matipwili Part 1 Mason Huffine is Little Sun’s laugh-a-minute business and sales manager for Africa and he’s just returned to Berlin from another solar light-bringing adventure in Tanzania, a country close to his heart after living there for four years. He wanted to share with us his stories and pictures from […]

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Little Sun, big love

Melody Sarudzayi Joachim, one of Little Sun’s oldest friends and Chairperson of Alight Zimbabwe (Little Sun’s partner and distributor in Zimbabwe, comprised of a group of Zimbabweans who were supported as children by PLAN International), sat down for a chat with us to tell us about her work selling Little Sun lamps to those without access […]

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Light and hope in South Sudan

The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, is a place eager for new knowledge and new hope. Olivier Laboulle brought much-needed Little Sun lamps to South Sudan’s capital Juba, and he has shared his inspiring experiences with us here. Hello Friends of Little Sun! My name is Olivier Laboulle and, after working for two years with a […]

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Little Sun in Rishikesh, India – Part Two

Karin Lerche and Nanna Birk are graduate students at Denmark’s Roskilde University who recently went to India for their fieldwork. They brought a few Little Sun solar lamps to Rishikesh, an area in northern India in the Himalayan foothills, hoping to distribute them in the area, as very few people have electricity. As part two […]

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