Replacement

Given our love for the sun, we find ourselves in the slightly bizarre position of informing our family, friends and other Agents of Light that its powerful rays may cause an – ahem – slight “sunburn”.

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Introducing Load Shedding

In the digital age, it is difficult to visualize development without electricity. Apart from the availability of energy, the quality of energy is also very important. Let’s introduce you to the topic
‘load shedding.’

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An Update from the Dogon Women

The Dogon women in Mali have been making great use of their WakaWakas and it has become an integral part of their lives. The WakaWaka Light saves them money and with it they can also make more money. Now they can work and their children can study in the evenings. 

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Update! WakaWaka gaining ground in Rwanda

It is our pleasure to provide you with an update on the fantastic progress and successes achieved by the Virtual Grid, WakaWaka's groundbreaking pay-as-you-go solar pilot project in Rwanda. Officially launched in 2014, the Virtual Grid provides rural households in the heart of Africa with light and power.  

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Support to Quarantined Households

In 2014 we started the campaign 'You Can't Fight Ebola In the Dark'. Thanks to you, we've already been able to send 15.000 WakaWakas to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Now, thousands of health workers have clear bright light to care for people.

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World Refugee Day

Today there are more than 51 million displaced people fleeing the world’s worst humanitarian crises. In honor of World Refugee Day, become an agent of light and give families in crisis the safety and security of a WakaWaka solar light.

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A Big Thank You From Nepal!

After nearly two months our Agents of Light have made it possible to donate more than 17,000 WakaWakas to the earthquake survivors in Nepal. Even though large parts of the country still remain submerged into darkness, we would like to thank you for providing glimmers of light and hope.

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WakaWaka wins Dutch Crowdfunding Awards 🏆

Yesterday the biggest Crowdfunding event of Europe was held in Europe: Crowdfunding Day 2015. Thanks to our Agents of Light, WakaWaka has won the Audience Favourite Award at the Dutch Crowdfunding Awards.

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WakaWaka Base Update #2: Challenges

After our Succesful crowdfunding it is times for another update. The good news is that we have just started mass assembly on the WakaWaka Base. Unfortunately, I also have a bit of bad news: we will not make the scheduled delivery date this month. Production setbacks mean that we now expect to ship your Base the second week of July.

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2000 WakaWakas pledged for Nepal

On april 25th 2015, a massive earth­quake of magnitatude 7.8 hit cent­ral Nepal, near Kathmandu. Thou­sands are be­lieved dead and the de­struc­tion is enorm­ous. That's why WakaWaka commits to donating 2000 WakaWaka Lights to help Nepal recover from this earthquake.

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