Registered Charity Number: No.12822
The Gift of Light
As part of our Overseas Mission, we are supporting Mwandi, a village in Zambia. Among several other projects, we have given over 300 solar lamps to school students. The problem is the darkness from around 6pm to 6am each day - difficult to study, do home work or revision in the dark! Most homes are not connected to the grid, electricity is anyway expensive with frequent outages, kerosene is costly, a serious fire hazard and has toxic fumes.
We are now moving to providing "electric classrooms" so even more children can benefit. So we need solar panels, an inverter (DC to AC), battery storage, cabling, sockets and of course a Smart Board - books are scarce so this provides much better teaching and learning facilites. Of course there will be light as well.
If you would like to give to help this project we would be very grateful, and so would the folk in Mwandi.
Scottish Charity Number SC 012822