Rather than bring pre-assembled solar lanterns and other renewable energy products to developing countries, TayaSola engages people by selling the individual components (rechargeable batteries, solar cells, LED bulbs, etc.) and educational curricula from which they build custom power and light systems that are modular, user-friendly, and adaptable.
A Global Problem
When the sun goes down, the lights go out. Equatorial countries have 12 hours of darkness, 365 days a year.
Cell Phone Kit
Charging smart phones and small appliances in rural Kenya is often quite challenging.People often walk long distances to charge their phones.
NO Power = NO Light for studying, cooking or pursuing additional income.
7M Kenyan households lack access to clean affordable power
1.5B people worldwide are similarly affected
the most common solution, is hazardous, costly and dirty
Kenyan goverments spends hundreds of millions to import
approximately USD $0.50 /day on kerosene = 1/3 of a family's
Fumes cause vison and respiratory problems