Solar lamps to Beton
(The Philippine Star) - September 24, 2015 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - About 15 million Filipinos have no access to electricity. Living in far-flung villages not directly connected to power grids, they instead rely on highly flammable kerosene to light up their homes. This lack of access to a safe, stable, and sustainable energy source hinders opportunities for social and economic advancement.

To spark hope, top climate solutions provider World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) recently distributed solar-powered lamps to dozens of families in Beton, Northern Palawan. Solar lamps rely on the power of the sun, eliminating the need for fuel.  

The units were obtained through funds raised from Gift of Light, a crowd-funding project that WWF-Philippines initiated during the Earth Hour campaign in March 2015.

ACCESS EARTH HOUR GIFT OF LIGHT LAMPS LIGHT NBSP NORTHERN PALAWAN PHILIPPINES POWER RELY WORLD WIDE FUND
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