Little Sun Diamond has won its first award! The DESIGN PRIZE, Experimentation Category, in Milan, Italy.
Design Prize Winner: Olafur
Eliasson with Little Sun and Little Sun Diamond
Two young university students set their sights on driving across the Moroccan Desert with a box of Little Suns to give to school kids – this is their story!
Solar for the Children
of the Moroccan Desert
The Maasai community learnt about how a Little Sun harnesses the power of the sun through all of its individual parts working together. What can we learn from the story of the Maasai community’s Earth Day workshop?
Maasai Community Teach their
Students about Solar Power for Earth Day
This is Little Sun like you’ve never seen it before – a ‘swarm’ of lamps at the Tivoli Gardens, with proceeds going to off-grid Africa.
Little Sun Light Swarm
at Tivoli Gardens
March for Science will happen on Earth Day this year, April 22nd, and Little Sun will be there to support them!
Little Sun Marches for Science
on Earth Day 2017
We heard word from the Afari communities who received Little Suns thanks to Save the Children. Here’s the full story including a link to the Impact Report.
The Impact of Solar on Ethiopian
Classrooms: Findings From Save the Children
Journey with Jai and Eva to Ethiopia as they share what they learned about the realities of life beyond the electrical grid.
What we learned
Can you feel the warmth of another’s care from across the world? The Karibujua project connects people in Italy with communities in the Lower Tana Delta region of Kenya who are living without electricity.
Karibujua: Connecting People
Through Kindness from Italy to Kenya
We are empowering schoolchildren living off-grid by putting the power to read in their hands: with our simple, yellow solar light. Because power means empowerment.
The Power to Read
Last week at Design Indaba, South Africa, Olafur revealed our newest, sparkling Little Sun solar lamp, Little Sun Diamond, to the world for the first time.
Little Sun Diamond:
get set to shine on!
Little Sun and Solar Kiosk bring solar energy to Ethiopia’s rural health clinics.
Improving Healthcare with
Solar Power in Ethiopia
Learn how three simple things make all the difference in empowering girls in rural Rwanda: a goat, a dignity kit and a little solar lamp.
What do goats, dignity and
solar have in common?
“Toufouk Mitchikut” means Little Sun in Tamashek. This is the story of how Little Suns journeyed to the Ethagas Nomadic School in the Sahara desert, Niger.
Little Suns for Nomadic
School Children in Niger
Shining a spotlight on solar, Little Sun special edition Berlinale lamps will be available to buy at the festival gift shop at Potsdamer Platz. For every Little Sun Berlinale edition sold, a solar lamp goes to a child in Afar, Ethiopia.
Shine a Spotlight on Solar:
Little Sun at Berlinale
In the remote, off-grid bush area where the Maasai community live, it is very difficult to find a reliable source of light after the sun goes down. 800 solar lamps were generously donated to Maasai children across northern Tanzania by AIIDRO.