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Vol 26 - Apr 2013
Spring into the light

OneMillionLights

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In This issue

  • New 2013 projects with Energizer

  • Students for Solar in Haiti

  • 8th grade ambasssador Vasanth Kommu

  • Light for children of palliative patients

  • Awards and press


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Hi Britta,
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New Video Kicks Off a Second Year of Solar Light with Energizer®
Energizer 2013 video
For 2013, Energizer® pledges another 13 million hours of solar light, for familes living without electricity around the world. 
 
See night races and light distributions in action, and kick of a new year with us here
 
- Anna Sidana and The One Million Lights Team
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Students from North Carolina State Light Up Schools in Haiti
Students for Solar in HaitiWilliam Lee and the Students for Solar club at NCSU delivered 50 lights to this winter to Terrier Rouge secondary school in northern Haiti. 
 
See photos and stories from the distribution here


Vasanth Kommu Brightens the Future for Orphans in India

"Vasanth inspects his solar lightMy name is Vasanth Kommu. I was diagnosed with Brain Tumor when I was 5 years old. I went through an intense treatment at Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital... where I learnt the meaning of volunteering and dedication to fellow humans."

Read Vasanth's full story about giving back to our global community here


36 Lights for Children of Palliative Patients in India
Patients with lightSuni is a mother of three school going children and the sole caregiver to her husband, Christudas, who is diagnosed to have Motor Neuron Disease and Pancreatitis. Suni and other mothers in Kerala, India were delighted to receive lamps for their children.

Read the full story about Suni, and Pallium Palliative care here.   


Awards and Press
 
lunalight logoLunaLight Team wins LeanModel competition for student entrepreneurs.  Our student light designer team was awarded funds to send 50 LunaLights to Africa and Asia. 
 
Women Now logoAnna Sidana, founder of OML, featured as Woman of the Month on the Women Now network for her work bringing light ot those in need. 
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Today Show features OML's buy-one-give-one program using the Energizer® solar spotlight.  Get your own solar spotlight on our website today. 
 
World of Color dba One Million Lights  |  PO Box 444  Palo Alto, CA 94303  |  http://onemillionlights.org   



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