Switching off kerosene

As well as being dangerous and polluting, kerosene lamps continue a cycle of poverty in poorer communities through high fuel prices, and expose them to poisonous fumes everyday. 

GravityLight is a device that’ll pay for itself within weeks. It can heighten a family’s quality of life, and allow children more time to study in the evening. GravityLight uses local manufacturers and distributors, supporting progress in local communities. 

There’s no telling what could happen when 1/5th of the world, who have no access to electricity today, are safely illuminated; could this be the next source of more bright ideas?

 

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A breath of fresh air

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