With our local partners, we aim at delivering solar energy and other basic supplies to those fighting the crisis, making sure they are well equipped and do not run out of power.
Little Sun’s Covid-19 response:
In the second part of our corona series, we hear from our partner in Uganda how work and life is affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and what they think the post-pandemic future will bring.
No business as usual:
An update from Uganda
As the Covid-19 pandemic challenges daily life in the countries where Little Sun works, our team in Senegal filed this report on the dangers and complexities of continuing their work, staying safe and what we can all do to support one another during this global crisis.
Coronavirus in Senegal: What
does daily life look like
“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 keeping our hearts open.
A letter from John Heller,
CEO, Little Sun
On Saturday night, the Little Sun team joins people around the world to celebrate Earth Hour by switching off the lights for the environment. Although all physical events have been canceled, we come together digitally to honor our planet and raise awareness for the urgent need of climate action – now more than ever.
Little Sun and Earth Hour
2020 – Let’s come together digitally for us and our planet
Today, March 3, marks not only Africa Environment Day but also celebrates the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Wangari Maathai.
“We can be challenged to
embrace a new beginning”: celebrating Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai, and her tree-planting movement
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 future holds. Here’s an overview:
Little Sun and Materials
Part 1: The Plastic
From July 2019 to January 2020, Olafur returned to the Tate Modern with his exhibition In real life, highlighting the crucial role the environment plays in all our lives. If you missed it, you now have the chance to see the exhibition in Spain, where it is now on display at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao from 14 February until 21 June 2020.
In real life: Olafur’s
exhibition travels from the Tate Modern to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao
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.
Three social businesses join
forces in Senegal – for clean energy and water for all
Netflix’ Abstract, the Art of Design season 2 features Olafur and Little Sun. Check it out!
Olafur and Little Sun featured
on Abstract: The Art of Design, Season 2
There is no better way to kick off Climate Week NYC than with a beautiful sunrise, or more specifically a Little Sunrise. And that’s exactly what Olafur did at the Social Good Summit where he was announced UN Goodwill Ambassador for Climate Action.