Solar for Africa Blog
The electric light bulb was invented in the 19th century, yet here we are in the 21st with over 600 million people in Africa forced to light their homes with dangerous, outdated, technologies such as candles and kerosene lamps. This is unacceptable for so many reasons. This site is all how the pico-solar revolution is changing the situation.

5 Reasons to Kill Off Kerosene Lamps

1. Kerosene lamps trap families in poverty.
2. Kerosene lamps prevent children from learning.
3. Kerosene lamps fill homes with toxic fumes that cause respiratory disease.
4. Kerosene is low-hanging fruit in the fight against climate change.
5. Because we can, now.

Read the whole article from SolarAid’s CEO, Andrew Webb, in the Huffington Post HERE

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