Lighting for Literacy really needs your support

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The Technology

The technology for Lighting
for Literacy began with four simple pieces:
 
A 12-volt, off-the-shelf battery
 
A simple solar panel
 
A charge control circuit
 
An LED strip
 
With these simple components, we can:
  • light a room (equivalent to a 60 watt light bulb) for up to four hours
  • charge a phone
  • charge a Kindle

First Generation Charge Controller PCBA

(Deployed in Colonet)

First Generation Charge Controller for Middle School STEM curriculum

(Off-the-shelf Charge Controller)

Next Generation Charge Controller

with Cell Phone Charger

LFL kits ready

for deployment

Basic Installation Steps:

• Preparation

• Box and battery

• Solar panel

• LED strip

• Flip the switch

LFL Installation Preparation

Junction Box and Battery Installation

Solar Panel Installation

Junction Box and Battery Installation

Solar Panel Installation

Typical Installation

Video summary of Windsor workshop development, an overview of assembly 
and deployment to Zambia, Ghana and Nicaragua

To see the incredible opportunity to teach young people, and to provide lighting to people who desperately need it ... it's such a beneficial community relationship, on so many levels.

--LGUMC Pastor Jennifer Murdock

We could really use your support!

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