This program has completed. We have sent over $4800 worth of solar power and lights to two groups in Nepal and they will be distributing to villages who need the power.
We received a call from one of our New Zealand customers shortly after the devastating earthquake in Nepal. He's climbing in the Himalayas now and asked us to provide solar chargers for the Sherpa and their families. The chargers will be used to power cell phones for communication and provide lighting.
What: For each purchase of our BOGO products, we will send a MilliAmp with 2 Watt solar panel and 4,000mAh USB battery + a USB light.
Who: Voltaic Systems is coordinating the delivery with American Climber Science and other climbers who are in the area and have been climbing in Nepal for a long time. We will be shipping the chargers to the logistics companies that work with the Sherpas and they will be delivering the chargers directly to the villages of the Sherpas.
Other Ways to Help: The New York Times provides a thorough list of organizations that are conducting relief work in Nepal.