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Pop!Tech 2010

We are so excited to be part of Pop!Tech community this year. Pop!Tech brings together scientists, educators, activists, designers, musicians, artists, and other innovators for a magical conference in Camden, Maine each October. WE CARE Solar was selected for a Pop!Tech fellowship, which includes a 5 day retreat that aims to accelerate the impact of “disruptive innovations.” I had the privilege of being were part of this amazing learning community – sharing ideas, challenges, and frustrations with sixteen other social innovation fellows striving make a difference in the world. We are all presenting our innovations to the larger Pop!Tech community later this week. You can learn about this year’s social innovation fellows at You can also watch the Pop!Tech conference live, which this year has the following theme: Brilliant Accidents, Necessary Failures, and Improbable Breakthroughs.


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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Filling the Void

By Lindsay Maida, of The James and Sharon Maida Foundation Often when we consider global health and health care delivery, the patient is commonly thought

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