WakaWaka Powers Distribution in Tacloban City

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 10/18/2017

WakaWaka Powers Distribution in Tacloban City


Technology field of reference: Lighting, Powering

Relevant sectors: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Early Recovery & Livelihoods

Population type: Other

Category of funders: Not Available

Project Description

As part of IRC's emergency response in Tacloban, Philippines, it distributed donated WakaWaka Powers to people who lost their homes and villages in Typhoon Haiyan. The IRC is ensuring that donated WakaWakas get to the survivors who are restarting and rebuilding their lives after the catastrophic destruction wrought by Haiyan, the strongest tropical cyclone to hit land anywhere in recorded history.

Technology or Technologies used

WakaWaka Power


Starting and ending date

From 01/01/2013

Number of beneficiaries reached through energy related activites or interventions

1008 typhoon survivors

Cost of energy technology and/or fuel


Names of implementing partners

International Rescue Committee (IRC), Waka Waka

Funding sources