What do you know about solar energy?

There are a lot of misconceptions about solar energy out there and an alarming number of myths floating around. We wanted to set things straight with an infographic that debunks some of the more popular myths about solar power.

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You can’t fight Ebola in the dark

10,000 WakaWakas are now in West Africa to be included in Ebola prevention kits containing essential supplies to help courageous health workers fighting the spread of the virus. The kits are being distributed among medical staff and rural health clinics throughout both countries. As a one-for-one social enterprise company, with your help, WakaWaka can do more. 

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Crowdfunding Succes!

Wakawaka launches solar-powered ‘first aid kit’ on Kickstarter and OnePlanetCrowd. The Base Surpasses Funding Goal In Record Time!

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Recognition for Good Industrial Design

WakaWaka’s prepaid solar product designed by Stereo Design, the WakaWaka Power - Virtual Grid, was recognized for its Good Industrial Design at the 28th GIO awards ceremony hosted by Design Link. 

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A New WakaWaka: The Base

We are launching a new product: the WakaWaka Base! The crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter and Oneplanetcrowd go live on October 14th. 

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Solar for Syria: 7735 WakaWakas

Our Solar For Syria campaign has come to an end: an amazing total of 7,735 WakaWakas have been donated. In great collaboration with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) we have made sure Syrian refugees are provided with light at night. 

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Help stop deadly Ebola

The outbreak of Ebola has now claimed more than 3,000 lives. WakaWaka has received an urgent request from CARD Europe in Liberia for 7,000 solar lights.

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WakaWaka at CGI2014

WakaWaka's founders Maurits and Camille are, for the third time, attending the CGI Annual Meeting in New York this week. This incredible event, which is an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges.

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Tutu's Kind Words

With an introduction by the World Economic Forum Global Shapers from Amsterdam we presented the WakaWaka solar device to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. WakaWaka is very thankful to the Archbishop, his team and the Global Shapers for their endorsement! 

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4000 WakaWakas to Liberian health workers

Liberian Health Workers receive WakaWaka Solar Lights from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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