Solar Suitcase

The Huffington Post Features Our Partnerships in Kenya

Our collaboration with Segal Family Foundation partners, Kakenya Center for Excellence and Solidarity & Advocacy with Vulnerable Individuals in Crisis (SAVIC), was featured in a guest blog on the Huffington Post. Read the article here to learn more about how We Share Solar is creating strong in-country partnerships to light up rural schools in Kenya.

We Share Solar at UNESCO TeachHer in Paris

We Share Solar was honored to be featured at the UNESCO TeachHer launch event in Paris in June 2016. Our program was showcased through a hands-on demonstration of Solar Suitcase building by middle school girls as an example of best practices in STEM learning that inspires and engages girl students. The event was attended by […]

Lighting up Schools in Kenya

In 2016, we installed 69 Solar Suitcases in schools and children’s homes in rural Kenya, impacting over 11,400 people. We partnered with Kenyan community-based organizations, Change Mtaani in Kibera and Women in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship (WISEE) in Nairobi to select sites and conduct installations and user training. These systems were built by high school […]