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The CSR Perspective on Brand Expression for the Company of the 21st Century

Dr. Laura Stachel discusses We Care Solar’s work in the context of Corporate Social Responsibility.  -November 3, 2017


How Solar-Powered Suitcases are Helping Babies in Nepal

BBC News Innovators Series travels to Nepal to see how We Care Solar Suitcases are helping to reduce maternal mortality in challenging conditions after the 2015 earthquake. – October 31, 2017


Seven Women Leading the Way in Solar Energy and Why They’re Successful          

The US Green Chamber of Commerce names We Care Solar’s Dr. Laura Stachel as one of seven groundbreaking women leaders in the solar energy field. – October 4, 2017


2017 Drucker Prize Awarded to We Care Solar          

The Drucker Prize judges recognized We Care Solar’s impressive results, including the provision of life-saving labor and delivery procedures to nearly one million mothers and infants who would not otherwise have received them. – September 29, 2017


Solar Suitcases Sent to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief by Ricky Martin and Leonardo DiCaprio          

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and the Ricky Martin Foundation, along with Music for Relief, have donated 35 solar suitcases to Puerto Rico. – September 29, 2017


How Solar Energy is Helping Brighten Childbirth in Rural Zimbabwe      

Solar power is making childbirth safer and less expensive for women. – September 26, 2017


Maternal Health Gets a New Boost in Liberia          

We Care Solar Suitcases have improved conditions in clinics and maternal waiting rooms across Liberia. – July 17, 2017


UN Sustainable Development Goals: Saving Lives Through Solar Innovation

An interview with We Care Solar co-founder and executive director, Dr Laura Stachel, about her work, her career path, and how We Care Solar is contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. – July 12, 2017


UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

We Care Solar co-founder and executive director, Dr Laura Stachel, is featured as a lead discussant before the United Nations Economic and Social Council, on the topic of eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges. – July 10, 2017


We Care Solar and Power Up Gambia Make Renewable Energy a Lifesaver         

Gambia Radio and Television Services explores how We Care Solar and Power Up Gambia are providing sustainable power supplies for medical clinics in the Gambia. – July 8, 2017


Model Christy Turlington Burns Aims to Make Childbirth Safe All Over the World

ABC News Nightline profiles Christy Turlington Burns and her nonprofit Every Mother Counts’ partnership with We Care Solar to provide solar suitcases to rural health centers in Tanzania. The energy harnessed in the suitcases is used to power medical lighting, mobile communication and essential medical devices. – June 27, 2017


We Care Solar Selected as a Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer 2017          

We Care Solar has been recognized by Bloomberg New Energy Finance as an agent of change in the field of clean energy technology and business transformation. – April 24, 2017


Three Social Welfare Initiatives Vie for Dh5.51 Million Prize

Zayed Future Energy Prize has selected three non-profit innovators for its 2017 Award. We Care Solar is proud to be among this esteemed group of finalists and will be at the awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi on January 16th 2017 -January 6, 2017


Winners of Zayed Future Energy Prize 2016 Selected

Finalists announced for the Zayed Future Energy Prize -December 19, 2016


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These High-Tech Suitcases Shine a Light on Preventable Deaths

Hear about the life-saving work of We Care Solar from staff, board members, and health workers who use the technology first hand. – September 12, 2016


New Light for New Life

World Access to Modern Energy reports on the Solar Suitcase as part of their database of projects increasing energy access to communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. -August 2016


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How the Solar Suitcase makes Childbirth Safer

BBC visits the Mphunzi Health Center in Malawi and learns how instrumental the Solar Suitcase is to health workers. -March 22, 2016.


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Five Women Fighting for Environmental Justice

Planet Expert highlights the work of five women fighting for a healthier environment, including We Care’s Dr. Laura Stachel. -Mar 8, 2016


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Why African Mothers Need Solar Suitcases

This article by Piece Nahigan of Planet Expert provides an overview of the Solar Suitcase and its role in reducing maternal mortality. – January 19, 2016


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We Care Solar wins $1M United Nations Energy Grant

Berkeley’s School of Public Health reports on We Care Solar’s winning of a $1M grant from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. – September 17, 2015


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Non-Profit Solar Company Wins $1 Million UN Grant

We Care Solar’s winning of a one million dollar grant from the UN is covered by the South-South News. – September 14, 2015


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Maternal Health in Developing Countries: Engineering approaches and future outlook

In an article on engineering solutions to maternal health around the world, IEEE’s magazine highlights We Care Solar’s contributions. – January 24, 2015


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10 simple gadgets that empower women around the world

The We Care Solar Suitcase tops Tech Republic’s list of ten items helping women around the world. – January 21, 2015


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The 1,000th Solar Suitcase: Scaling Innovation out of the University

The Blum Center at UC Berkeley reports on the importance of partnership and sustainability as We Care Solar Suitcases reach more than 1,000 health centers around the world. – January, 2015


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The science of compassion: When kids try to save the world

An elementary school in Florida helps assemble solar suitcases for Uganda while learning about the environment and the lives of students elsewhere. – December 31, 2014


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Tildenville Elementary makes solar panels for Ugandans

American youth learn about solar energy and compassion as they assemble Solar Suitcases for schools and orphanages in countries with unreliable electricity. – December 25, 2014


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Opérer dans la lumière

The French magazine Zebrea highlights We Care Solar and the suitcases it provides to health care facilities aroudn the world. – November 5, 2014


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Saved by a Solar Suitcase

The Wall Street Journal tells the story of the Solar Suitcase and how it’s being used to save lives around the world. – August 8, 2014


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Midwives Test the Solar Suitcase: We Don’t Have to Fear Delivering At Night Anymore

UNICEF reports on the impact of solar suitcases in Uganda, through interviews of the midwives using them. – July 3, 2014


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The Boys and Girls Club of Seaside assemble ‘solar suitcases’ for an orphanage in Uganda.

Students learn about solar while assembling cases for use in Uganda as part of a summer program at a California Boys and Girls club. – June 27, 2014


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U.N. sustainable energy campaign focuses on women and children’s health

We Care Solar’s prominent role in the UN’s program to provide sustainable energy to improve the health of women and children is highlighted. – June 6, 2014


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How a Yellow Suitcase Saves Moms and Babies

In this Huffington Post blog article, Elizabeth Gore of the UN Foundation illustrates the benefits of the Solar Suitcase and UN the programs helping to fund it. – May 12, 2014


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The Solar Suitcase that’s Saving Lives

The Daily Good highlights the problems the Solar Suitcase addresses. – May 9, 2014


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The Solar Suitcase: Sharing Big Ideas At SwitchPoint

In this radio piece on the SwitchPoint conference, the solar suitcase and Laura Stachel are used as an example of a new wave of innovators using technology to solve old problems. – April 24, 2014


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Pregnant in Malawi: A Photo Essay

We Care Solar’s partner Every Mother Counts presents a photo essay of pregnant Malawians, all taken at clinics where the Solar Suitcase was being installed. – April 18, 2014


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Policy: Bring sustainable energy to the developing world

In this comment piece from the science journal Nature, the argument for increased access to basic electricity sources is made, with the Solar Suitcase used as a prime example of how a small system can have a large impact. – April 16, 2014


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Where Are They Now? Big Ideas Winners’ Innovations Take Off

Berkeley’s Big Ideas Contest looks back on previous winners, exploring We Care Solar’s incredible growth since winning first in 2008 and again in 2010. – April 1, 2014


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Top 10 Women of Solar Energy

The Energy Collective features Dr. Laura Stachel as one of the top 10 women in solar energy. – February 22, 2014.


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5 Brilliant Social Innovators You’ve Never Heard Of, Until Now

We’re delighted that Forbes has highlighted Laura Stachel as one of “5 Brilliant Social Innovators You’ve Never Heard Of, Until Now.”- February 17, 2014.


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Harnessing Africa’s untapped solar energy potential for health

The WHO explains how Africa’s abundant solar power potential can provide a boost to maternal healthcare and highlights We Care Solar. – February 3, 2014.


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CNN Hero Laura Stachel in the Philippines

The student newspaper of Manila’s International School describes Dr. Laura Stachel’s touchdown in the Philippines and the many challenges healthcare providers are facing without light. – January 24, 2014.


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Philippine Heroes of the Night

Dr. Laura Stachel, co-founder of We Care Solar, and Robim Lim, CPM, talk about the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and the hope just a little electricity can provide. – January 15, 2014.


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The International Society for Optics and Photonics featured We Care Solar in this month’s SPIE magazine. – January 2, 2014.


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CNN Hero and Filipino businessman on dismal conditions in delivering babies post-Yolanda

We Care Solar joins forces with Stiftung Solarenergie Philippines to bring light to the many health care workers left in the dark after Typhoon Yolanda. – December 30, 2013.


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Innovate or die: what it takes to transform global health

Ken Banks provides tips for social entrepreneurs in the developing world, and discusses the genesis of We Care Solar. – December 9, 2013.


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For Mothers and Babies, Light Means Life

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, the UN Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All, describes the effects of energy poverty on women, reflecting on his own childhood experience in Sierra Leone. – November 14, 2013.


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Shining a Light on Healthcare Heroes

Dr. Laura Stachel, co-founder of We Care Solar, honors the many health workers who toil tirelessly through the night – and how solar power can help them ensure better outcomes for their patients. – November 11, 2013.


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A Different Health Care Debate: How Electrifying Medical Clinics Saves Lives and Supports Women’s and Children’s Health

Dr. Richenda Van Leeuwen, the Executive Director of the Energy and Climate Energy Access Practitioner network, describes how access to electricity can help reduce maternal mortality. – November 6, 2013.


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Let There be Light: Huron Rotary Club gift provides Solar Suitcase to Brighten African Clinic

The Huron Rotary Club gave Sarah Grings the funds needed to bring a Solar Suitcase with her to the Congo, where she used it to light up a clinic serving 7,800 people.  – September 23, 2013.


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In Boston, Women (and Men) Gather Today to Celebrate Clean Energy Achievements

At the C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium, the potential of energy to empower women in the developing world is front and center. – September 19, 2013.


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Solar Suitcases make midwives feel comfortable conducting deliveries at night

UNICEF announces the delivery of fifty Solar Suitcases to Northeast Uganda to improve rural maternal health care. – September 11, 2013.


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The Gender-Energy Connection

The Rocky Mountain Institute goes into detail on the relationship between light, electricity, and poverty. – July 18th, 2013.


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Energizing Education

Home Power highlights the We Share Solar Suitcase in a article on opportunities for students to learn about solar outside of the classroom. – June 28th, 2013.


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Solar Powered Innovations Beyond Lighting & Charging

SunFunder highlights the Solar Suitcase in a post about solar solutions for fighting global poverty. – June 28th, 2013.


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WHO Director-General addresses World Hospital Congress

Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, asserts that technology and innovation will triumph over the myriad new challenges facing medicine in the developing world, but cautions that it won’t be easy. – June 18th, 2013.


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Solar Suitcases for Haitian Orphanages

Dr. Jane Aronson of Worldwide Orphans discusses her work partnering with We Care Solar to supply Solar Suitcases to orphanages in Haiti. – June 12th, 2013.


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Reducing Maternal Mortality Through Solar Light

The MacArthur Foundation shares a video prepared by Sierra Leone UNFPA. – May 14th, 2013.


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Surgery Lit By a Cell Phone?

Laura Stachel tells the story of delivering a Solar Suitcase to a Malawi clinic while discussing the stark differences between maternal heath care in Malawi and the United States. – May 10, 2013.


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Green Tech Exposes Students To Portable Lighting System

Students in Sacramento learn how to build solar suitcases through a partnership between We Share Solar and Green Tech. – April 8th, 2013.


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Saving Lives with a Solar Suitcase

The Scientific American Plugged In blog discusses the Solar Suitcase history and many applications. – March 26th, 3013.


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Solar Suitcase’s Role in Pathfinder’s Maternal Health Work

Lucy Shillingi, Pathfinder International’s Country Rep in Uganda, is interviewed about her work with the solar suitcase. – March 15th, 2013.


Health Centers in Kegezi Sub Region Get a Boost for Safe Motherhood

We Care Solar is teaming up with the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood and the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) in Uganda to light up 200 health centers as part of project “Saving Lives At Birth” (SLAB). March 12th, 2013.


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Lighting the Way for Safe Childbirth

CNN continues their coverage of We Care Solar in an article telling some of the stories of how the Solar Suitcases have been used. – March 1, 2013.


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Solar Suitcase Saving Moms, Babies During Childbirth

CNN’s Christie O’Reilly tells the story of Laura Stachel’s trip to Nigeria that inspired the Solar Suitcase as part of the CNN Hero coverage – Feb 28, 2013.


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American Organization Donates Solar Suitcase to Katimbira Health Center

A second We Care Solar installation, this time at Katimbira Health Center in Nkhotakota, is covered by the Malawi News Agency. – February 3, 2013.


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Health Center Receives Solar Energy in Salima

The Malawi News Agency covers the installation of a new solar suitcase at Chinguluwe Health Center, where expectant mothers were previously asked to bring a candle with them when coming for delivery. – January 30, 2013.


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Power to the people: Berkeley couple brings light to clinics in developing nations

jWeekly traces the origins of both We Care Solar and of Laura Stachel and Hal Aronson, detailing their motivations for creating the first suitcase and the hundreds that have followed. – January 24, 2013.


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Bay Area Students to build Solar Suitcases to power schools in Africa

We Care Solar marks the MLK Day of Service by partnering with the Tech Museum and 50 bay area students and their families to build solar suitcases for Sierra Leone. – January 15, 2013.


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Dr. Paula Dhanda to shine light on women’s care in Nepal

The Lake County Record Bee describes Dr. Paula Dhanda’s training by We Care Solar to be a Solar Ambassador and her upcoming trip to Nepal to install two Solar Suitcases. – October 9, 2012.


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Portable Solar Panels Bring Light, Save Lives in Developing World

The California Report’s State of Heath blog details the recently completed Women Ambassadors training, focusing on the pediatrician Juliette Alyek, who traveled all the way from Uganda to attend. – October 3, 2012.


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A Solar Suitcase To Treat Medical Emergencies In The Dark

Ariel Schwartz of Co.Exist discusses the history of the solar suitcase and some of its latest impacts in the field. – June 6, 2012.


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Solar suitcase supplies electricity to developing-world hospitals

SmartPlanet by CBS has put together a video showing in detail the latest version of the solar suitcase while describing the latest work of We Care Solar. – July 5, 2012.


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Mother’s Day Workshop Sheds Light on Development Hopes

The Solar Suitcase is featured as a tool for helping women in the developing world during a Mother’s Day event at the World Renewable Energy Forum in Denver, Colorado. – May 29, 2012.


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Solar Suitcase Aids Doctors in Developing World

Voice of America discusses maternal mortality in Kano, Nigera – and We Care Solar’s efforts to combat it. – May 25, 2012.


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Genius Happens When You Plan Something Else

Ken Banks, Founder of kiwanja.net and creater of FrontlineSMS discusses the process of innovation, using We Care Solar as an example. – May 10, 2012.


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Viewers Donate

PBS News Hour’s followup article on the overwhelming response from viewers after their April 4th interview with Hal and Laura aired – April 19, 2012.


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Solar Power in a Suitcase

Podcast – Standford Social Innovation Review’s Sheela Sethuraman interviews Hal and Laura about their efforts to combat maternal mortality – April 18, 2012.


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From a Berkeley garage, a solar initiative that saves lives

Tracey Taylor from Berkeleyside tells the tale of We Care Solar and the accidental entrepreneurs that founded it – April 16, 2012.


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Savings Lives with Solar Power

PBS News Hour’s Spencer Michaels interviewed Laura and Hal at their home and describes what We Care Solar is all about and where we’re going – April 4, 2012.


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Solar Suitcase Lowers Maternal Mortality

The Huffington Post discussing We Care Solar’s work in Nigeria and elsewhere – March 9, 2012.


A box full of light and life

CBC Radio article and podcast: Host Rick MacInnes-Rae interviews Laura Stachel in Sierra Leone for Dispatches – February 29, 2012.


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Schools build solar suitcases to harness energy for world’s poor

Claudia Meléndez Salinas’s article about a California high school making solar suitcases – February 24, 2012.


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Shine a Light: The suitcase that’s saving women’s lives

Laura Stachel’s “Mobile Message” from Nigeria to National Geographic’s NewsWatch site talks about the impact of a simple solar solution on emergency obstetrics. – January 12, 2012.


Spreading A Little Light Around the World

Read this inspiring article by John Stroud about the Solar Suitcase educational programs created by Solar Energy International and WE CARE Solar – December 4, 2011


Solar In A Suitcase

Home Power Magazine’s Kelly Davidson traces the efforts of WE CARE Solar to improve maternal health in this interview with co-founders Hal Aronson and Laura Stachel – December 2011


Ob-Gyn’s Story Proves Great Things Can Grow from Losses

Daryl Kagan interviewed Dr. Laura Stachel about her transition from clinical practice to public health after a life-changing back injury – November 8, 2011


WE CARE Solar Wins Humanitarian Technology Award

Chris Meehan highlights WE CARE Solar’s recent win of the Nokia Health Tech Award in San Jose – October 28, 2011


Meet the Winners of This Year’s Tech Humanitarian’s Awards

Harry McKracken reports on the winners of the 2011 Tech Awards, including WE CARE Solar – Oct 21, 2011


OB/GYN’s solar suitcase saves lives in poor nations

James Temple interviewed WE CARE Solar founders Laura Stachel and Hal Aronson in this terrific article about our organization – Oct 16, 11


‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ taught women about sexuality and reproductive health

Laura Stachel was interviewed for this article about the impact of the 1970’s classic women’s health book entitled “Our Bodies Ourselves”  – October 4, 2011


Maker of life-saving “Solar-Suitcases” honored as a 2011 Tech Awards Laureate

School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley – Sept 22, 2011


Vice President Boakai Meets WE CARE Delegation

Governor of the Republic of Liberia – Governor’s Mansion – March 17, 2011


The Tech Awards 2011 Laureate

WE CARE Solar was today named as a laureate of The Tech Awards 2011 in recognition of its work to reduce maternal and infant morbidity and mortality in the developing world by providing solar electricity for lighting and communications – September 15, 2011


Innovations in Global Healthcare

ABC News SaveOne.net global health website by ABC news. They featured an “Innovations in Global Healthcare” panel on July 2, 2011 at the Aspen Ideas festival. Their website includes a video of Dr. Laura Stachel speaking at the panel.


Green Tech Innovations

Aspen Ideas Festival 2011 featured a Green Tech Innovations Panel, including WE CARE Solar. See the presentation by co-founder Laura Stachel, which begins 16:50 minutes into the video – July 2011


Can Solar Power System in a Suitcase Save Mothers’ Lives?

Senior Editor, Alexis Madrigal, interviewed Hal Aronson and Laura Stachel at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival. Here’s his article on the Solar Suitcase – July 2011


Inspirational Women of 2011

Elle magazine writes about Laura Stachel and gives WE CARE Solar a 2011 “Green Award” in their July 2011 issue.


CNN Innovation Blog

Kiwanja founder Ken Banks wrote a commentary about unlikely innovators, featuring Laura Stachel and WE CARE Solar in this CNN blog – June 15, 2011


The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator

Blog by Frontline SMS founder Ken Banks on”The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator,”where he talks about meeting Dr. Stachel – February 24, 2011


Shining a Light on Maternal Mortality

Christina Hernandez talks with Dr. Laura Stachel about WE CARE Solar-February 17, 2011


WE CARE Solar’s Design for Impact Lab Feedback Implemented in Solar Suitcase for Liberia

Boston-based design group Design That Matters met with Dr. Stachel at the end of January to help with suitcase design – February 4, 2011


Solar Suitcase Sheds Light on Sunset Deliveries in Developing Countries

. Alex Goldmark of Fast Company interviews Laura Stachel in October 2010 about the WE CARE solar programs in developing countries – October 27, 2011


WE CARE Solar—A Suitcase-Size Solution to Reducing Maternal Mortality

Carol Erickson from Ashoka talks with Dr. Laura Stachel – June 19, 2011


Voice of America

Voice of American featured WE CARE Solar in an article and radio show that played on NPR about our work to bring solar suitcases to Haiti and Africa.


Post Independent, Yampah students make the case for solar energy

Students at Yampah Mountain High School, Glenwood Springs, CO, volunteer to help build solar suitcases destined for Haiti – May 13, 2010


ASPH, Berkeley Chancellor’s Awards Recognize Student, Professor for Public Service

Dr. Laura Stachel, a DrPH candidate, received the Graduate Student Award for Civic Engagement from the UC Berkeley Chancellor – May 7, 2010


CBS 5 News, Solar Project Sheds Light On Desperate Conditions

Kate Kelly reports on Jefferson Award Winner Dr. Laura Stachel -May 5, 2010


Psychology Today

“Laura Stachel: Giving Light and Life” by Carlin Flora – June 2010


UC Students Mobilize for Haiti

Donna Hemmila talks about the efforts of WE CARE Solar in Haiti and the impact of Solar Suitcases on the relief efforts – April 26, 2010


ECE Students, Faculty Help Expand Impact of “Solar Suitcase”

In the Villanova Univerty College of Engineering, students learn to see the value of applying their skills to benefit the greater good. In the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, this commitment can be seen in the growing collaboration between ECE faculty and students and WE CARE Solar.


DC Kids Build Solar Kits for Haiti

Here’s a Fox News video on the participation of DC urban youth involved in our solar suitcase project under the direction of WDC Solar and ARCH Development. These suitcases are being made for Haiti.


Let There Be Light: A new generation of lighting solutions seeks to illuminate the darkest recesses of the world.

An article by Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson in Architectural Lighting reviews off-grid lighting solutions for the developing world, including WE CARE Solar.


Our Bodies Ourselves announces the 2010 Women’s Health Heroes Hall of Fame

Laura Stachel chosen as a 2010 Women’s Health Hero.


The Solar Suitcase

This transcript and video feature a July 2010 interview about obstetric care in Nigeria and the function of the solar suitcase.


Social Entrepreneurs Bring Lessons to Silicon Valley

Story by Mike Cassidy of the San Jose Mercury, who interviewed Laura Stachel and other social entrepreneurs attending the 2010 Global Social Benefit Incubator at Santa Clara University. Twenty innovators from around the globe came together for two weeks for an MBA “boot camp” to strategize how to bring their own projects to scale.


Sunlight Captured In a Suitcase is Saving Lives

Darlene Hartley captures the essence of our mission in this article written for an on-line semi-conductor publication called Bright Side of the News – March 15, 2010


The California Report, “Solar Suitcases”

Rachel Dornhelm recorded the sounds of WE CARE Solar members Hal Aronson and Laura Stachel as they prepared to send suitcases to Haiti and Zimbabwe. Listen in to NPR’s The California Report – March 12, 2010.


Sacramento News and Review

“Sunlight Suitcases” by Sena Christian – February 25, 2010


One Million Lights

“Imagine a Hospital without lights” by Laura Stachel shows images of BOGO lights brought to Nigeria to aid health workers – February 2010


Daily Californian

“Couple’s ‘Solar Suitcases’ Give Haitian Hospitals Solar Energy” by Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato – January 5, 2010


Berkeley Daily Planet

“Solar Power: From Berkeley to Haiti and Beyond” by Berkeley Daily Planet reporter, Raymond Barglow – January 28, 2010


Global Engagement

“A smart way you can help Haiti,” by Annie White is a blog by one of our earliest supporters from Canada – January 26, 2010


World Vision Report

Interview by Peggy Wegemeyer, “WE CARE Solar” – January 9, 2010


Sacramento Bee

“Elk Grove students power up medical solar suitcases to help save lives” -November 10, 2009


Berkeley Health Magazine

School of Public Health at Berkeley presents this article on “Portable Solar Power for Health Facilities” – Fall 2009 issue


California Magazine

“Delivering Health” by Gail Bensinger – Fall 2009 issue


Winner of NY Times Half the Sky Contest

– October 2, 2009 Click here to read the winning essay… by WE CARE Solar’s co-founder, Laura Stachel


BBC World

Clark Boyd features a podcast on WE CARE Solar – August 7, 2009


Hesperian Foundation

“Renewable Energy in Rural Health Clinics” – July 23, 2009


Tonic.com

“A Very Bright Idea” by Kendall Hunter (July 22, 2009)


New Hampshire Public Radio Word of Mouth

features radio interview by Virginia Prescott – July 6, 2009


UN Dispatch

Childbirth via “solar suitcase” – June 4, 2009


Reuters AlertNet

How a “solar suitcase is saving women’s lives” – June 2, 2009


N.Y. Times

This opinion piece by Nicholas Kristof, entitled “Childbirth by Flashlight,” prompted many health facilities and donors to take notice of our solar initiatives – April 18, 2009