Angaza design is a solar power company that provides low cost solar power technologies to communities in Kenya.
From Angaza Design:
Angaza Design aims to improve the quality of life in East Africa by making clean and affordable electricity accessible to all.
Our solar-powered household lighting and charging system will run clean, bright LED lights, charge cell phones, and run radios. Our product will change the lives of our East African customers by saving them money from buying kerosene and batteries, raising their productivity at night leading to increased income, and improving their health and education.
The Angaza SoLite delivers light that is 65 times brighter than a kerosene lantern and is estimated to save rural families living on less than $2 a day over $150 a year. Angaza SoLite is designed such that it can be mounted permanently to one’s ceiling or hung in a variety of orientations using its accompanying wire hanger.
Here are some of its specifications…
- Components: Solar Panel and LED Light Housing
- Runtime: 8 hours on “Normal”; 4 hours on “High”
- Power: 2 Watts
- Package Dimensions: 7” x 6” x 4”
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
The organization recently partnered with an organization called Solar Sister. Solar Sister and Angaza are teaming up to make Angaza SoLite accessible to families in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The company is currently run by former and current students at Stanford University.
For more information about Angaza Design, visit the organization online at www.angazadesign.com