Solar company donates 500 WakaWakas to Uganda

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The solar company Zonline has donated 500 WakaWaka Lights to War Child in order to light up the lives of Ugandan girls. 

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Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014

We are proud to announce that our co-founder and co-CEO Camille van Gestel has been selected as candidate in the election of the E&Y Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014.

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We Stand with Syria

Around the world, people are showing every child, woman, and man caught up in the conflict that we are with them, that we are #WithSyria. We will tell our leaders: don’t let the people of Syria lose another year to bloodshed and suffering.

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Philippine kids in the dark

The Philippine province of Dulag, as so many others, hasn't had electricity since the day typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda struck, November 8, 2014. Save the Children has distributed WakaWaka Lights to 348 children, aged 12-16, all students at the National High School in Dulag, Letye, in the Philippines - so they can do their homework.

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A Dutch Man and his Bike

A Dutch man on a bicycle with a mission. Dirk Spits has set a high goal for himself and is currently biking from Alaska to Argentina, a total of 17 000 miles (about 27 358 km) to raise funds for charities. Of course, this is the ultimate test for the WakaWaka Power when facing the elements. 

 

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Solar for Philippines Success Stories

When we started out with providing support to the Philippines, we were overwhelmed by the amount of reactions and donations from private and corporate donors. Altogether, 7788 have been sent to the Philippines and many thousands more are on their way. 

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CES 2014

After a very successful first year WakaWaka has made it’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) debut.

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NIMA Awards Finalist

WakaWaka has been nominated for the NIMA awards which will be presented in the new year on January 16. The NIMA awards have become a tradition where marketing campaigns from the past year are celebrated. Perhaps we will be adding one more trophy to the awards page? 

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Shining A Light On WakaWaka’s Giving Strategy

As passionate social entrepreneurs and founders of WakaWaka we believe it’s important to be crystal clear about our giving strategy to help the 1.3 billion people who are living without access to electricity around the world. We have chosen a sustainable, for-profit business model, in order to achieve global impact.

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A final farewell to Nelson Mandela

With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president who transformed the nation.

 

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