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Help Light up Tanzania with the Some of the Best Solar Lights

Light up Tanzania, a solar-based campaign lead by the nonprofit organizations Lalafofofo and Last Mile, have partnered together to provide the best solar lights to Tanzanian communities in East Africa. Villagers in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania live in extreme poverty and have to endure 12-hour stretches of pitch darkness on a day-to-day basis.

Lalafofofo’s primary mission is to create and oversee economical, small-scale service projects through recruiting and educating families in Silicon Valley, California to assist with service projects. Additionally, Lalafofofo maintains 8-10 ...

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Makers4Good is Hiring a Marketing & Operations Intern

We are happy to say that this position has been filled. Welcome aboard, Daniel Fleissig!

We are working on a lot of great things here at Makers4Good—in fact we have so many great projects in the works, we are looking fo a little extra help!

Currently we are looking to fill a part-time Marketing & Operations position. In this role, you will assist us with creating content for our blogs and social media accounts, and also help with shipping operations. For more information, please see ...

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SCU Mobile Maker Lab is Making Goodness in the World

The San Jose Mercury-News ran an article last week on Santa Clara University's Mobile Maker Lab, a project sponsored by Makers4Good:

The mobile lab is run by Santa Clara University students and has been making its first trips to South Bay schools over the past two months. According to Anne Mahacek, lab manager and research associate in the college’s school of engineering, the project started with funding from a nonprofit program called Makers4Good. With input from teachers from around the region, the Mobile ...

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Buy a Luxi For All and Support 100cameras

Today Makers4Good is pleased to announce a partnership between 100cameras and Extrasensory Devices. We are excited to have brought this great organization and this great company together to do real good in the world. To help fund 100cameras and their programs, Extrasensory Devices will donate 100% of the proceeds from sales of the Luxi 4 All smartphone light meter to 100cameras when sold on the 100cameras Web site. To show them your support, just head to 100cameras' page for the campaign and buy a Luxi ...

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Firefly Solar Panels Light Up Tanzanian Village

A small village in rural Tanzania has been outfitted with solar panels and lighting equipment as part of an initiative conducted by the Mashaka Foundation and American Engineering Group. The benefits of the lighting were immediate and profound, as this article from Tanzania's Daily News demonstrates:

[...] Local residents say the solar power light has among other things helped to chase away hyenas that have been disturbing and putting their lives in danger for years. “In the past we used to go to bed as ...

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