The Mwezi Foundation helps schoolchildren in Kenya achieve their academic potential. We give solar lights to primary schools for them to lend to their top year (known as class 8), which consists of 12-14 year olds.
The solar lights enable the students to do their homework when there is no natural light, which is especially important in the run up to their final exams (known as the KCPE). Mwezi supports schools in rural locations where pupils don’t have any electricity at home, and often no or only intermittent electricity at school. They donate light libraries of 16 solar lights at a time, which the schools then lend onto their students. In addition, they install lighting systems with four bulbs, which can light up one or two rooms.
The Mwezi Foundation are taking part in The Big Give, meaning any donations placed through The Big Give’s site will be doubled! More about the Mwezi Foundation and The Big Give can be found here.