We eliminate energy poverty
through research, partnerships and direct action.


The Light Foundation is a non-denominational, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing quality, affordable lighting solutions to the 1.5 billion people living off the electricity grid. Donate now and you can help provide solar lights and energy for schools, health clinics and homes in the developing world. Investing in clean light is investing in economic independence and a positive future for those in the dark.



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We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
— Nelson Mandela