Laureate Feature: WE CARE Solar
Friday, Mar. 30, 2012
Who: Laura Stachel & Hal Aronson, Co-Founders
What: WE CARE Solar: www.wecaresolar.com/
Where: Headquarters in Berkeley, CA. Impacting: Nigeria, Liberia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Afghanistan, Nepal, Tibet, Burma, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Haiti
When: The Tech Awards 2011 Nokia Health Award Laureate: thetechawards.thetech.org/
How: Our Solar Suitcase is a simple, portable, self-contained solar electric system providing reliable light and power to health workers and others in need. 1.6 billion people in the developing world live without electricity. This includes more than 300,00 health clinics that cannot provide 24-hour emergency care, hospitals in need of back-up power.