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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.

Their ...

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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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Join Team Sierra's Outdoor Challenge for a Chance to Win a Helio Light!

Makers4Good is a proud sponsor of Team Sierra’s Outdoor Challenge.

If you would like a chance to receive one of our HELIO solar-powered 3-in-1 lights, join Team Sierra’s Outdoor Challenge!

You’ll help yourself by getting out, connecting to the planet, and challenging yourself to partake in multiple outdoor adventures … and, you’ll help support the good work Sierra Club accomplishes in the process. Plus, as a participant of the Outdoor Challenge, you’ll get a chance to win one of our HELIO ...

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HELIO Non-Profit Spotlight: Global Brightlight Foundation

Our non-profit of the week is Global Brightlight Foundation. GBF provides practical, affordable, solar energy solutions to rural communities in Peru and Guatemala that currently lack access to electricity.

GBF's CEO Ben Bunker explains their mission thusly:

By harnessing the power of the sun, we can provide light and power to those without reliable access to energy. This saves families money, improves their health, safety, and educational outcomes.

Through the funding of our successful HELIO Kickstarter Campaign, Global Brightlight Foundation was able to light ...

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