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…

Online workshop: Learn how solar technology works

What are the components of a solar lamp? How can we harness the power of the sun and turn it into light? This is what we will discover in this online workshop by taking apart a Little Sun solar lamp and learning about every component inside. We will…

Solar lesson #1: The kerosene monster

Every day, we have a button to switch on and off for light and electricity. But did you know 1 in 10 persons live without access to electricity in the world? It represents over 780 million people in total. Most of the people living off the electrical grid…

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…

What is your #solarlovestory?

Did you fall in love with solar? Remember how it happened? We’d love to hear your story. Share your best memory with solar energy, a moment where solar power really helped you out, or simply why you love solar energy as a clean, renewable energy source. Send us…

Little Sun’s Covid-19 response: Powering Health

Little Sun works in many areas of the world where proper health care is not a given. According to the World Health Organization, there is one doctor for every 20,000 patients in Tanzania. The recommended ratio is one to 300. In most parts of the country there is…

No business as usual: An update from Uganda

In this series, we hear from the Little Sun partners around the globe on how their work and life is affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and what they think the post-pandemic future will bring. We publish accounts from our partners both in Africa as well as in Europe…

Coronavirus in Senegal: What does daily life look like

As the Covid-19 pandemic challenges daily life everywhere in the world, we reached out to our global partners to check in and hear how their work and life is affected by this crisis. Throughout the series, we will publish accounts from our partners both in Africa as well…