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Advice & Stories from a Solo Female Traveler and True Explorer

Advice & Stories from a Solo Female Traveler and True Explorer

August 15, 2018

An interview with Emily Hart, a painter-teacher-yogi-adventurer living in Colorado, who tells about her experience as a woman traveling solo through the National Parks.
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How we've Updated our Light Designs

How we've Updated our Light Designs

August 13, 2018

Here at LuminAID, we have an ethos of constant improvement. We strive to ensure that every light that leaves our hands meets the exacting usability and quality standards that our team and our customers have come to expect from our products. In this post we've outlined a few of the changes we've made over the years.
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Hurricane Safety for Your Family

Hurricane Safety for Your Family

August 02, 2018

How to formulate a disaster plan, ensure you have the correct supplies, and regularly maintain your hurricane prep kit. In conjunction with the National Weather Service’s Hurricane Preparedness Week, we have put together some tips to help protect you and your family for hurricane season.
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Defeating the Blackout: Light & Power in Emergencies

Defeating the Blackout: Light & Power in Emergencies

August 02, 2018

Power outages can occur everywhere. Do you know what to look for in an emergency lantern? Here's a rundown of how to choose the best emergency light and backup phone charger. Read what hurricane and wildfire survivors recommend when buying a backup light and power device.
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What You Need to Pack for Your Peace Corps Mission

What You Need to Pack for Your Peace Corps Mission

August 02, 2018

Packing for the Peace Corps is quite the undertaking. So what do you need to bring with you for the next 27 months? Here's a list of must-have items for Peace Corps Volunteers, based on feedback from past PCVs. Make sure you're prepared with the items you need, but may not think of before departing. Know someone becoming a Peace Corps Volunteer? Here's where you'll find the perfect useful gift for their mission.
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Solar Solutions for Disaster Relief

Solar Solutions for Disaster Relief

August 02, 2018

How can light make a difference after disasters? After a hurricane, fire, storm, or other disaster, many families are left in the dark. Humanitarian organizations often have difficulty getting light to those in need. Light can help families stay safe and comfortable, particularly after disasters. LuminAID is bringing solar light to communities in need worldwide. Learn how we're helping, from Puerto Rico to California.
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Adventurers with Purpose

Adventurers with Purpose

July 20, 2018

Though these adventurers are constantly on-the-go, they also give back to the communities that have shown them friendship and kindness along the way.
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Providing Light in Rural Tanzania: Students for Africa and LuminAID

Providing Light in Rural Tanzania: Students for Africa and LuminAID

July 17, 2018

To provide safe access to light, Students for Africa distributed LuminAID solar lanterns in Meserani, a Maasai village located in Tanzania’s Same District. Light and power are crucial for sustenance in any rural area, especially at night. “Having portable light makes it easier to walk at night and also more comfortable indoors. Women are able to cook in the home after dark and children are able to do their homework.”
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Girls using a LuminAID solar lantern at night

How Access to Solar Light Increases Availability of Maternity Care in Madagascar

July 16, 2018

A partnership between the Gosford North Rotary Club and Thrive Madagascar brings safe, energy efficient light to the country’s under-electrified regions. Through training women in healthcare skills, this program empowers women to be leaders in their communities and increases levels of access to neonatal and maternity care in historically under-served regions of Madagascar. LuminAID solar lights enable newly trained health workers to expand access to regions that previously relied entirely on daylight to illuminate their homes. 
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Corporate Gifts that Give Back

Corporate Gifts that Give Back

July 13, 2018

More and more companies are including philanthropic elements to their business as a way to give back to those in need. Whether it’s donating proceeds to a specific organization, or a buy-one-give-one model, these companies are a great place to start when thinking about Corporate gifts or giveaways. Some of them even offer the option to customize the product, helping customers associate your brand with your work to do good.
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How to Earn Points Referring Friends to Lumen Rewards

How to Earn Points Referring Friends to Lumen Rewards

June 26, 2018

Want to earn even more points with Lumen Rewards? Tell a friend!
If you refer a friend to Lumen Rewards, they get immediate access to free shipping and you receive 100 points once they make a purchase. Here's how it works.
Watch the video to see how to invite friends and earn more rewards with the LuminAID Lumen Rewards loyalty program. 
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Notes from The Field: Safe Light for Silk Weavers in Madagascar

Notes from The Field: Safe Light for Silk Weavers in Madagascar

June 02, 2018

Rajany, a peace corps volunteer in Madagascar, distributes LuminAID lights to silk weavers, helping them reduce overhead costs of their craft. The solar lights replace expensive candles, reducing fire risk and improving the quality of light for the silk weavers to do their work. The weavers are able to recharge the lanterns themselves, increasing their independence and ability to pursue their craft. 

 

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