Nonprofit: Which Product Is Right for Me?

We want to help your organization best meet the needs of the communities and people you serve. To help you choose the best product for your project’s needs, here’s a brief overview of our different product offerings. All of these products are offered at a discount for charitable use, and you can browse the full collection here.

Solar-Only Lanterns

Solar + USB Dual Charge Lanterns

2-in-1 Phone Chargers

Solar-Only Lanterns

LuminAID Solar Lantern

Our Solar-Only Lanterns form the backbone of any wide scale distribution, and their smaller size makes them well-suited to being packed in kits alongside other essential supplies.

Solar-Only Lanterns

  • Our most economical product offerings for high-volume distributions.

  • They are small and lightweight -- great for kitting with other supplies.

  • Solar-only lanterns work best in regions with plenty of sun for recharging outdoors.

  • Consider combining your order of basic solar lanterns with a set of larger 2-in-1 Phone Chargers to equip community areas, medical personnel, or field staff.


See Solar-Only Lanterns in action in our Notes From the Field series.


Solar + USB Dual-Charge Lanterns

LuminAID Dual Charge Lanterns

Our most popular item, LuminAID’s Solar + USB Dual-Charge Lanterns offer two different charge options: solar power and USB input (charging only). This provides flexibility for individuals and families to charge in the sun or indoors, especially in winter or inclement weather, when solar charging takes longer.

Solar + USB Dual Charge Lanterns

  • These products offer the best value for performance.

  • They are small and lightweight, making it easy to pack them in your luggage.

  • Great for long-term use and distributing to families.

  • Bright enough to light a tent or small room; the adjustable lighting modes offer flexibility for reading and nighttime conversation.

  • Solar + USB dual-charge lanterns are easy to recharge by USB or in the sun. 


See Solar + USB Dual-Charge Lanterns in action in our Notes From the Field series.


2-in-1 Phone Charger Lanterns

LuminAID Mercy Corps Hurricane Florence 

Our 2-in-1 Phone Charger Lanterns fulfill a valuable and often overlooked function to people in crisis. In situations where electricity is no longer available, having a charged phone is extremely beneficial for families and individuals to stay connected with each other and disaster relief personnel.

2-in-1 Phone Charger Lanterns

  • These items combine two products in one: ultra-bright utility lantern and portable solar phone charger.

  • They are great for long-term use in community centers, by teachers and medical personnel, and equipping volunteers and field staff.

  • 2-in-1 phone charger lanterns are easy to recharge by USB or in the sun.

  • Users can charge phones, tablets, cameras, and other electronics that use a USB charging cable.  Charging speed is the same as the wall outlet in your home.


See 2-in-1 Phone Chargers in action in our Notes From the Field series.


Do you need more help choosing the right product for your organization? Email us at, and a member of our team would be happy to help.