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A letter from John Heller, CEO, Little Sun

Dear Friends, We are all…concerned.  We are all…trying to keep our loved ones safe.  We are all…longing for some kind of normalcy. “We are all” has a deeper, more poignant truth now.  We are all in this mess together.  We are all talking about the same thing.  We are all trying to maintain distance while […]

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“We can be challenged to embrace a new beginning”: celebrating Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai, and her tree-planting movement

Today, March 3, marks not only Africa Environment Day but also celebrates the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Wangari Maathai. A strong advocate for democracy, human rights and environmental conservation, Maathai founded a very powerful initiative that continues its impressive legacy today: the Green Belt Movement. At Little Sun, we believe […]

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Little Sun and Materials Part 1: The Plastic

One of the most frequently asked questions Little Sun receives is: Why is Little Sun made from plastic? The short answer is: Because there is no alternative yet which meets our high-quality needs. But we are looking into sustainable material alternatives and conducting research and design (R&D) projects with different companies to see what the […]

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Three social businesses join forces in Senegal – for clean energy and water for all

Funded by Tauw Foundation, Little Sun Senegal now works with Access to Water and Diam’O to empower female entrepreneurs and to strengthen their distribution network. Launched in 2019, the project “Access to water and solar energy for all!”, funded by Tauw Foundation, aims at training women entrepreneurs in Senegal to become sales agents for both […]

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One Million Solar Lamps!

Little Sun reaches a milestone by successfully delivering one million solar lamps worldwide Today we are celebrating a major milestone in our pursuit of clean energy access for all. The one million solar lamps have created a substantial social and health impact, accounting for 613,523,012 hours of light. As a result, 2,629,384 people now use […]

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I Miss My Little Sun

In November 2019 we received this story from Elvis by email and decided to publish it as part of celebrating the distribution of the One Millionth Little Sun lamp. If you buy a Little Sun Original on our webshop between Dec. 6 and 8, you are in the draw for receiving the special Little Sun […]

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