Where There Is No Light

Imagine having to conduct a delivery in darkness. This 2012 video tells We Care Solar's story from the first suitcase in Nigeria to the hundreds deployed throughout the world today.

Lighting Up Philippine Healthcare

Screen Shot 2014-08-07 at 10.19.21 PM Thank you to our Philippine partners for  installing over 56 Solar Suitcases in the last few months...strengthening maternal health care in Typhoon-affected health centers.

AMREF lights up SW Uganda

Panel installers or roof holding hands Congratulation to our partners at AMREF Uganda for completing the installation of more than 140 Solar Suitcases in Southwest Uganda! This "Saving Lives at Birth" grand challenge program includes training for midwives and community health workers.

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  • Solar Suitcase and Nurse UgandaHow a yellow suitcase saves mothers and babies

    By Elizabeth Gore, reprinted from Huffington Post. I have a 2-year-old daughter named Opal. Much like me, she never sits down — she was even “standing” in the womb. She was a rare type of breech called footling breech. Other than the extra pain of having a C-section, I didn’t think much about the delivery. While ...

  • Warcheerah wall solar suitcase gigi houseWe Share Solar Winter Training preps youth for Solar Suitcase installs in Warmer Climates

    We Share Solar didn’t let snowy weather prevent them from leading a workshop on Solar Suitcase installation….they held an indoor hands-on training in Princeton New Jersey for volunteers headed to remote communities, using walls and rooftops simulating those found developing countries. We Share co-director Gigi Goldman was determined to create the opportunity for volunteer teams to ...

  • Eva and Chance finishedA day in the life of a Solar Ambassador…. by Merritt Eby Gates

    February 10th 2014, Kisoro, Uganda What a beautiful day… I awake at 6:45 by a diesel generator.  While the fumes pour in my room and the noise drowns out the morning birds, I’m reminded just how wonderful Solar Energy is. Thunder crashes and rain fills the streets of Kabale, Shannon Fulton sends a funny text, “Room ...

 

The Solar Suitcase

We Care Solar designs portable, cost-effective Solar Suitcases that power critical lighting, mobile communication devices and medical devices in low resource areas without reliable electricity.

By equipping off-grid medical clinics with solar power for medical and surgical lighting, cell phones and essential medical devices, We Care Solar facilitates timely and appropriate emergency care, reducing maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, and improving the quality of care in Africa, Haiti and other regions.

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We Care Solar promotes safe childbirth in developing countries. Your donations allow us to fulfill requests from clinics around the world in need of Solar Suitcases. Donations also help us integrate new medical applications for the Solar Suitcase, expand our programs, and build a network of local Solar Suitcase trainers and technicians. We welcome and deeply appreciate your support.

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