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Empower Generation solar lantern distribution

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 11/06/2017

Empower Generation solar lantern distribution

Categories

Technology field of reference: Lighting, Powering

Relevant sectors: Early Recovery & Livelihoods, Logistics

Population type: Internally Displaced People (IDPs), Host community, Other

Category of funders: Not Available


Project Description

Empower Generation is a social business that has been empowering women to distribute clean, affordable power and light to Nepal since 2011. They are responding to the earthquake in Nepal by distributing solar lanterns to affected populations. 2,340 S2s have been distributed to survivors by Empower Generation in Dhading, Nuwakot, Gorkha, Kavre, Kathmandu, Sidhulpachowk and Lalitpur Districts.380 S20s have been distributed to survivors by Empower Generation in Dhading, Nuwakot, Gorkha, Kavre, Kathmandu Districts.50 S250s have been distributed to aid and relief workers by Empower Generation in Dhading, Nuwakot, Gorkha, Kavre, Kathmandu Districts.3,458 S2s units have been sold to INGOs, NGOs, local community contacts in country for further distribution to survivors.3,680 S20s units have been sold to INGOs, NGOs and local banks and companies in country for further distribution to victims2 S250s have been sold to journalists. The locations of the project were in Dhading Camp ID 114, Gorkha Camp ID 113, Kavrepalanchok Camp ID 109, Lalitpur Camp ID 115, Nuwakot Camp ID 112, and Sindhupalchowk Camp ID 110.

Technology or Technologies used

d.light S20 solar lantern

Location

Satdobato-Godavari Rd, Godawari 44709, Nepal

Starting and ending date

From 11/06/2017 to 11/06/2017

Number of beneficiaries reached through energy related activites or interventions

9858

Names of implementing partners

Empower Generation

Funding sources

N/A