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Reach for the Sun: The art of changing the world with solar

What do you imagine when you hear the phrase solar power? Photovoltaic panels. Power grids. Gigawatts. Distributed systems. Sometimes, industry technicality and jargon can be so overwhelming that it makes solar energy feel impersonal, abstract, and inaccessible. And this often hinders us from seeing the essence of solar for what it truly is — a […]

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Meet the artist: Diana Ejaita

Art and culture hold great potential to move us. A painting can bring us joy, a song can lift us up, a film can connect us to new characters and stories. An encounter with a work of art is a deeply human experience, both personal and universal. At Little Sun, we believe in the power […]

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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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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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Empowering Digital Health Innovators with Solar

BRAC and John Snow R&T Institute Inc. win partnerships with Little Sun for Digital Health projects in Uganda and Ethiopia BRAC Uganda and John Snow R&T Institute Inc. win the request for proposals by Little Sun, and will receive a total of 648 Little Sun Charges, state-of-the-art solar-powered phone chargers, to strengthen health systems in […]

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A letter from John Heller, CEO, Little Sun

Dear Friends, What if this is just the beginning, a prelude for more disruption to come? What if COVID is nature’s way telling us we have been living out of balance, that we have prized convenience over conscience? What if cyclones and hurricanes keep growing in intensity? What if global temperatures and sea levels continue to rise, […]

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