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Lalafofofo Brings HELIO to Tanzania

HELIO is brightening homes and classrooms all over the world. One area in particular happens to be in Tanzania where Lalafofofo, one of our hardworking and caring non-profit partners, is changing lives.

Lalafofofo works primarily in the Kilimanjaro Region of East Africa were they bring all manner of small service projects to life: from planting trees to reforest Mount Kilimanjaro to provide locals with a source of firewood, to buying mattresses for an orphanage for disabled children and albinos, to building houses for Maasai widows ...

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HELIO Non-Profit Spotlight: American Solar Energy Society

Makers4Good is pleased to announce its newest non-profit partner, American Solar Energy Society (ASES). Established in 1954, ASES is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that advocates for sustainable living and 100% renewable energy. They share information, events and resources to cultivate community and power progress in the U.S. and beyond.  As the U.S. section of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), they work with individuals and groups around the world to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy and sustainable living society.

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HELIO Non-Profit Spotlight: NorCal Solar

Makers4Good is proud to announce its newest non-profit partner, Northern California Solar Energy Association (NorCal Solar). NorCal Solar provides resources and organizes educational events with the aim of fostering the idea that the unbiased exchange of information and the power of community are the cornerstones of a 100% renewable energy future.

Their mission statement:

Fostering solar energy through the unbiased exchange of information

Since 1974, NorCal Solar has served as a leading clearinghouse of unbiased information for solar professionals and newcomers, the general public, policymakers ...

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HELIO Will Be at the 2018 Intersolar North America Conference

Intersolar North America, North America’s most attended solar event and premier networking platform, takes place July 10-12, 2018 in San Francisco. The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, smart renewable energy, and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers, and partners of the solar industry.

This year, HELIO will be making its’ InterSolar debut! Nonprofit member-supported NorCal Solar partners every year with ...

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HELIO and One Million Lights in Honduras

Makers4Good just received a wonderful update from one of our amazing non-profit partners, One Million Lights, regarding our HELIO solar light and powerbank. The children of the Tolepan tribe living in the La Laguna Mountains of Honduras are now going to school with brighter classrooms and returning home to brighter houses.

On One Million Lights' blog, Connie Frisbee Houde explains why work like theirs is so important:

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