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A Safer Way to School

It’s sometimes hard to summarize all the benefits that a simple solar lamp can bring to children living without electricity. If you’re an educator, you think about the role that light plays on children’s education by enabling students to prepare for exams and do their homework after dark. If you’re an environmentalist, you think about […]

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Let There Be Clean Light

In a typical village in Ethiopia, life gets really busy before dusk. With no access to electricity, rural communities rush to get the most out of the last rays of sunshine preparing dinner, fetching water, and getting the chickens into handmade baskets hanging in the air so they don’t get eaten during the night.  Nahome, […]

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Girl Power

340 million children in Sub Saharan Africa live without access to electricity. This means they are unable to study after dark, are less likely to stay in school, graduate, and get jobs that can help pull their families out of poverty. And that’s especially true for girls, such as Marjani*.  Marjani is a 13-year old […]

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Meet the Little Sun board: Victoria Rogers

Victoria Rogers is a creative business strategist living in New York. From advising nonprofits to serving on the boards of the Brooklyn Museum and Creative Time, she juggles many commitments in her life and is using the universal language of art to open up the dialogue around diversity and inclusion.  As Director of Arts at […]

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Little Sun and #TOGETHERBAND Launch Sunglasses for Solar Power

Little Sun has teamed up with #TOGETHERBAND to bring solar powered light to children in Sub-Saharan Africa, where over 600 million people and 65% of schools still live without electricity. For every pair of yellow sunglasses bought, #TOGETHERBAND will donate a Little Sun solar lamp to young people in Sub-Saharan Africa ​​to help them learn […]

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Fast Forward: Behind the scenes with Naod Lemma

At Little Sun, we believe in the power of the arts to raise climate change awareness and help us imagine a more sustainable future in which everyone thrives. This is why we’re delighted to present you Fast Forward, a series of short films created by artists from Ethiopia, Senegal, and the United States and featuring […]

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Fast Forward: Behind the scenes with Ghost of a Dream

At Little Sun, we believe in the power of the arts to raise climate change awareness and help us imagine a more sustainable future in which everyone thrives. This is why we’re delighted to present you Fast Forward, a series of short films created by artists from Ethiopia, Senegal, and the United States and featuring […]

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Fast Forward: Behind the scenes with Jessica Segall

At Little Sun, we believe in the power of the arts to raise climate change awareness and help us imagine a more sustainable future in which everyone thrives. This is why we’re delighted to present you Fast Forward, a series of short films created by artists from Ethiopia, Senegal, and the United States and featuring […]

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Fast Forward: Behind the scenes with Ezra Wube

At Little Sun, we believe in the power of the arts to raise climate change awareness and help us imagine a more sustainable future in which everyone thrives. This is why we’re delighted to present you Fast Forward, a series of short films created by artists from Ethiopia, Senegal, and the United States and featuring […]

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