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LuminAID Announces Partnership with American Foundation for Children with AIDS

LuminAID Announces Partnership with American Foundation for Children with AIDS

September 21, 2016

Recognizing theneed for versatile aid to help families living with AIDS in developing countries, LuminAID is proud to announce a partnership with American Foundation for Children with AIDS (AFCA). The solar start-up will be showcasing the work of AFCA supporting children and families with AIDS in Africa. In addition, LuminAID will be focusing the effort of their Give Light Get Light program on donating lights to AFCA’s work in Kenya, Uganda, and Nepal.
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Notes from the Field: Give Light, Get Light Partners Light Up Villages in India

Notes from the Field: Give Light, Get Light Partners Light Up Villages in India

September 15, 2016

Our partners at Responsible Charity share their experience distributing lights in India. We are so honored that the lights have made such a positive impact in the lives of the villagers - by helping children study, women feel comfortable at night, and just by providing the basic necessity of light.
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Notes from the Field: Lighting up the Road to Development in Malawi

Notes from the Field: Lighting up the Road to Development in Malawi

September 14, 2016

Our newest Notes from the Field comes from Peace Corps Volunteer Kelsey Smith. Kelsey was stationed in Malawi and spent over two years living among the gracious people of this tiny country, working hand-in-hand with community members to combat deforestation and promote environmental awareness and education.
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Chicago's "Shark Tank" Stars are At It Again with New Inventions

September 13, 2016

LuminAID, the Chicago-based startup that invented the world’s first solar inflatable light is launching a new line of patented solar lights.
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Karam Foundation Delivers LuminAID Lights and Smart Aid to Displaced Syrians

Karam Foundation Delivers LuminAID Lights and Smart Aid to Displaced Syrians

September 08, 2016

As of January 2016, more than 3 million Syrian children were internally displaced. They need the basics. For Syrian families, aid is not always accessible and rarely sufficient. Even when food and water are provided, other essential needs are left unmet. This is where the Karam Foundation comes in. Their Smart Aid initiative focuses on responding to the local population’s needs by asking one simple question: "What do you need?" Their answer: Light!
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Our Favorite End-of-Summer Grilling Recipes for a Backyard or Backwoods Cookout

Our Favorite End-of-Summer Grilling Recipes for a Backyard or Backwoods Cookout

August 23, 2016

As we head into the last days of summer, it’s time to fire up the grill and take advantage of the warm summer nights while you still can. With sunset coming sooner, just keep a fewLuminAID lights on hand to illuminate your grill and dinner table after dark.

LuminAID Sales and Operations Manager Daphna made learning to grill her summer project this year, and she shares some of her favorite grilling recipes and guides here.

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All life is yoga ~ Sri Aurobindo: One woman’s inspiring journey to find herself and help others

All life is yoga ~ Sri Aurobindo: One woman’s inspiring journey to find herself and help others

August 16, 2016

Jayne Cagle is one of our favorite people - a lover of life and LuminAID. She is a professional yogainstructor, and uses yoga along with paddleboarding to create a truly unique experience for her clients. We wanted to highlight her story, as she really is an inspiring woman!
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3 Emergency Camping Scenarios + Solutions

3 Emergency Camping Scenarios + Solutions

August 12, 2016

Emergencies come at unexpected times. That’s part of what makes them emergencies: you don’t see them coming.

But even if you can’t predict a lightning storm or flash flood coming in, you can prepare yourself against it.

We put our heads together with our partners at The Dyrt to give you these three scenarios you should be aware of, and tips for how to prepare so you and your family stay safe.

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Notes from the Field: Peace Corp Volunteer Takes on Malaria Prevention in Madagascar

Notes from the Field: Peace Corp Volunteer Takes on Malaria Prevention in Madagascar

August 04, 2016

Tyler Bradford, a Peace Corp Volunteer, gave light to communities in rural Madagascar, while helping with malaria prevention strategies there.
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Notes from the Field: Peace Corp Volunteer Takes on Malaria Prevention in Madagascar

Notes from the Field: Peace Corp Volunteer Takes on Malaria Prevention in Madagascar

August 04, 2016

Tyler Bradford, a Peace Corp Volunteer, gave light to communities in rural Madagascar, while helping with malaria prevention strategies there.
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One Step to a Brighter Future: LuminAID Partners with Kids N Culture

One Step to a Brighter Future: LuminAID Partners with Kids N Culture

August 03, 2016

Kids N Culture is a company that aims to create a generation of culturally aware and globally active youth through a rigorous curriculum and unique travel experiences. The 2016 class recently returned from a trip to Tanzania where they focused on learning about African culture and history, and spent time rebuilding a local primary school. As part of their service work, the students worked in a school to remodel a building of run-down classrooms for the Tanzanian students and teachers. In addition to cleaning, rebuilding, and painting these rooms, the students were able to provide the staff with 12 donated LuminAID lights.

Read more to learn about Kids N Culture, and hear one student’s first-hand account.
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Notes from the Field: Step of Faith Ministry’s Successful Trip to Haiti

Notes from the Field: Step of Faith Ministry’s Successful Trip to Haiti

August 01, 2016

Pam Hess, a volunteer from Step of Faith Ministry, recently completed her second trip to distribute lights in Haiti! She worked with other volunteers in the remote areas of Laca’jue, a village with no electricity. Keep reading to see her testimonials and some amazing pictures from the trip!
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