Notes from the Field
Notes From the Field: Reflections on Accountability in Disaster Relief
Fresh from a recent deployment with the Shelterbox Response Team, Yi Shun Li reflects on how the effect of aid is a long term process that needs to be reevaluated long after relief has been distributed to those who need it.
Notes From the Field: The Impact of Solar Light with Kwatekeh Africa
In this Notes from the Field, we highlight the work of Kwatekeh Africa, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving and rehabilitating rural communities in Liberia impoverished by civil war.
Notes From the Field: Responding to Cyclone Idai with Convoy of Hope
Eager to learn more about how our lights are used in communities affected by Cyclone Idai, we were lucky to have the opportunity to speak with Jeremy Williamson, an International Deployment Manager with Convoy of Hope.
LuminAID Sends Solar Phone Chargers to Mozambique: Press Release
Save the Children to Distribute Solar Phone Chargers & Lanterns Following Cyclone Idai.
Notes From the Field: Solar Lights Help Families Recover After Usman
In this Notes From the Field, we learn from our customer ShelterBox about how those affected by severe storms in the Philippines rally to rebuild their lives through creative usage of the materials and aid given to them by response teams, including our own solar lights.
Notes From the Field: The Long-term Impact of Solar Light with the Poyeho Project
For this Notes from the Field blog post, we're featuring a longtime humanitarian partner, the Poyeho Project. We've been working with this organization since 2013 to bring lights to entrepreneurs in Southern Africa.
Notes From the Field: Making Smiles Bright in Panama
Working out of a building with a thatched roof and dirt floors, our humanitarian partner, Mission Save a Smile, is able to provide dental care to the indigenous Guna people of Panama by the light of LuminAID solar lanterns.
Notes From the Field: An Update From Holiday Give Light Partner buildOn
During the 2018 holiday season, LuminAID partnered with buildOn, an organization whose goal is to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education. Now we’re back with an update from buildOn about how the 1,000 lights sent have impacted the work they’re doing in Malawi.
Notes from the Field: How Health for All Mission Illuminated Cameroon
“The kids enjoyed that moment because they could blow them up and touch the power button and ‘Voila’ . . . The highlight of my trip was to see the joy, the smile and amazement on their faces. It was a magical moment.”