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Hope in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, pregnant woman and infants face some of the highest risks of dying in the world. USAID General Development Officer, Chris Andrew, recognized the potential of the Solar Suitcase to improve delivery of maternal and child health care, and requested two Solar Suitcases to demonstrate to U.S. and Afghan officials before piloting them in Afghan health facilities. The suitcases arrived this week, and were immediately introduced to Malalai Shinwari, the journalist and women’s activist who is a member of the Wolesi Jirga for Kabul Province, Afghanistan. In the photo, Mr. Andrew is standing. Ms. Shinwari is holding the Solar Suitcase on her lap, and is accompanied by Lini Shinwari, her translator, and a local midwife. Behind them are members of the U.S. Female Engagement team -Teresa Vallejo and Alison Desjardins. We Care Solar would love to see reductions in maternal and newborn mortality in Afghanistan and believe that our light and power units can support national efforts to improve health outcomes for Afghan mothers and babies.


We Care Solar Suitcase: Providing Clean Energy for Safe Childbirth

The We Care Solar Suitcase® provides solar-powered medical lighting and power for communication and medical devices to last mile health facilities. With documented success in multiple countries, this innovation is one approach to providing clean, renewable energy and achieving universal electrification to healthcare facilities.

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Imagine a Gender Equal World

We Care Solar is powering the future for women in the Global South, working at the crossroads of women’s health, education, gender equality, clean energy, and climate action. We Care Solar promotes safe motherhood and reduces maternal mortality with solar power, creates employment opportunities for women, and provides quality STEM education for girls.

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2023 Impact Report

2023 Impact Report Thanks to you, We Care Solar has had a tremendous year of providing life-saving energy to maternal clinics in energy-poor countries and

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In One Place, Together

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For Jacinta, with Love

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of our beloved Jacinta after a long illness. Through it all, she never stopped exploring, engaging, or sharing and she lived her final year

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