Stories

Engaging heads, hands, and hearts…

Hal Aronson, co-founder of We Care Solar and We Share Solar, is transitioning to Senior Advisor. We recently spoke with Hal about the early days of We Care Solar and why he is drawn to solar education for youth. For

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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 of as being the sole recipient. Improved patient outcomes, reduced mortality rates, early detection and

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The Power of Partnership: Trees, Water & People

By James Calabaza, National Program Coordinator Trees, Water & People Photos by José Chalit   In 2017, Trees, Water & People (TWP) had the privilege of partnering with We Share Solar to design and implement hands-on workshops that enlighten the

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The Path Not Taken

  By Hal Aronson As the Santa Cruz fires close in on my family’s home in Bonny Doon, the house that I built in the 1980s, a home powered solely by solar electricity since 1983, I grieve for the path

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“Our Survival Depends on It!”

In Africa, it’s rather uncommon to see women engineers climbing up onto a roof or using a cordless drill. Since the time we first launched our Women’s Solar Ambassador program in 2012, we have been changing norms.  Women are the

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Powering Healthcare

David Bank wrote this article about the UN Foundation Powering Healthcare workshop; it was originally posted on  Impact IQ on May 7,  2012. “Chance favors the connected mind,” is Steven Johnson’s short answer to the question posed by his book, “Where

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Special Deliveries

Today was magical.  Our team left the city of Kano to reach Minjibir General Hospital, where we were scheduled to bring light and power to the Operating Theatre, Maternity Ward, and Labor Room. The staff was excited about our Solar

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