'Light a Million Homes' is an on-going campaign inspiring individuals and corporate partners to work with us to bring clean and affordable lighting solutions to un-electrified homes and villages in India and in Nepal.
Impact of our efforts
As per Govt. data dated on January 2017: 4,81,65,369 Households in 5,319 villages to be electrified.
300 million of India's population lack access to electricity.
Village electrification rate currently stands at 96.7 percent
Every year 1.5 million litres of kerosene is burned for lighting, emitting approximately 3.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.
Traditional fuel combustion, the primary source of indoor air pollution, causes between 100,000-200,000 deaths per year in India alone.
Electrify 60,000 homes in India by 2019
To create 300 Entrepreneurs & Renewable Energy Engineers by 2019.
Set up of 30 solar micro-grids by 2019.
Rural Renewable Energy Centers to be expanded all over India.
200 Solar Battery Charging Stations creating 300 entrepreneurs.
Journey so far
More than 9000 homes have been lit up transforming the lives of over 30000 people.
SET UP 26 Battery Charging Stations and created 40 Solar Entrepreneurs in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam and UP.
15 'Yuvacharyas' have been trained as Solar Engineers to install and service Home Lighting Systems.