Little Sun joins forces with Finnish designers Minna and Mari from Mifuko. From July 15 to August 15, every Little Sun Original sold in our webshop and every 20 Euros spent in Mifuko’s online shop will bring one solar-powered Little Sun Original to the Mifuko self-help group in Kenya.
Shopping for a good cause
Thank you to everyone who gave generously last Christmas and made the solar wishes of children in rural South Africa a reality.
Santa Shoebox makes solar
wishes a reality in rural South Africa
Save the Children recently released important impact reports on the lasting effects of Little Sun solar lamps on the lives of refugees in Niger. We are happy to share the results with this story.
The Little Sun Impact: urgent
relief for refugees in Niger
The Slow Marathon in Scotland meandered through all kinds of energetic landscapes to raise awareness for sustainable energy – with Little Suns charging by day and shining brightly at night.
A slow marathon through
The Kindred Project, a Spanish student-led NGO bring Little Suns and solar education workshops to children in Uganda.
Solar in Classrooms Connecting
Spain and Uganda
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.