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How We're Celebrating Inventors' Day + LuminAID on Innovation Nation!

How We're Celebrating Inventors' Day + LuminAID on Innovation Nation!

February 11, 2019

Happy National Inventors' Day! To celebrate, we're sharing LuminAID’s recent segment on The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca. Our founders, Anna and Andrea, were featured on the show and discussed the innovation behind LuminAID's solar inflatable lanterns.
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Notes From the Field: Making Smiles Bright in Panama

Notes From the Field: Making Smiles Bright in Panama

February 06, 2019

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.
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Notes From the Field: An Update From Holiday Give Light Partner buildOn

Notes From the Field: An Update From Holiday Give Light Partner buildOn

February 01, 2019

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.
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Notes from the Field: How Health for All Mission Illuminated Cameroon

Notes from the Field: How Health for All Mission Illuminated Cameroon

January 28, 2019

“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.”
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How to Get Started With Your LuminAID Lights

How to Get Started With Your LuminAID Lights

January 23, 2019

Your LuminAID lights have arrived, and now it’s time to put them to work!
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What We Learned From ShelterBox's

What We Learned From ShelterBox's "Recovery Starts With Shelter" Report

January 23, 2019

Longtime LuminAID partner, ShelterBox, recently released a report detailing the scale of the unmet need for emergency shelter around the world.
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Notes From the Field: Preventing Tragedy in Southern Kenya

Notes From the Field: Preventing Tragedy in Southern Kenya

January 03, 2019

After a kerosene lamp was knocked over in the middle of the night, a deadly fire highlighted the need for safe, sustainable light in the village of Mtangani, Kenya.
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Notes From the Field: How Light Makes a Difference for Syrian Refugees in Greece

Notes From the Field: How Light Makes a Difference for Syrian Refugees in Greece

December 27, 2018

According to the U.N., more than half of all Syrians have been displaced by the country’s civil war, and 5.6 million of these have fled the country, seeking asylum and safety abroad. Over the past several months, our humanitarian partners, Love Without Borders and Refugee Biriyani & Bananas, have made several trips to refugee camps in Greece, bringing with them LuminAID lights and other supplies.
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Notes From the Field: Photos Show How Dartmouth Alum Brings Hope to Honduras

Notes From the Field: Photos Show How Dartmouth Alum Brings Hope to Honduras

December 01, 2018

In November of 2018, Alex Ray joined Honduras Hope for an unforgettable trip to the rural Yoro region of Honduras. Distributing LuminAID solar lights and other supplies along the way, they were able to see the impact of their work on sister communities.
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Notes From the Field: The Power of Hope in Sierra Leone

Notes From the Field: The Power of Hope in Sierra Leone

November 28, 2018

“They literally were dancing with joy when we showed them what the LuminAID solar light was and how to use it. There is no power there, so these lights make a huge impact on a family allowing them to see.”

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How to Organize a Nonprofit Fundraiser

November 21, 2018

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Shining a Light on Literacy: LuminAID Teams Up with buildOn

Shining a Light on Literacy: LuminAID Teams Up with buildOn

November 16, 2018

This holiday season, LuminAID is partnering with buildOn to bring light to women around the world working to improve their circumstances through literacy. When you purchase a Special Edition Give Light, Get Light Package, you'll sponsor a light for buildOn's Adult Literacy Program.

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