This toolkit is developed in collaboration with its Originator with the purpose to enable as many people as possible to take action for light access.

About the project

This toolkit, Liter of Light, has developed an adaptable lighting method to help underlit communities be safe and active after dark with low cost and simple technology.

Liter of Light methods have been used to light soccer fields, alleyways, and buildings in cities from Milan to Manila. The Liter of Light structures are made using a simple set of household materials and some easy to access equipment like small solar cells or batteries that can be easily adapted for your context.


KEY IMPACT PARAMETERS

Why this project matters, and who it is for

Origin: Multiple 🌎🌍🌏
Time:
1 day to 4 weeks
Type of Action:
Impact project, urban intervention
Difficulty: Medium
Investment need: $ $ $ – –
Impact:
Increase safety, accessibility, and learning in under-lit areas.

This project
is perfect for you if…
you live somewhere that lacks light infrastructure or lighting.


In this toolkit you’ll find:
  • Step-by-step guide
  • Inputs to adapt this model to your community
  • Tips & tricks
  • Technical and safety manuals
  • Presentation template for fundraising
  • Graphic materials.
JOIN THE NEXT PROJECT TRAINING:

You like this project but you don’t feel 100% ready? We’ve got you covered! Twice a year, we run a training program to support our community to get started. Join the next batch!


More about the project

A neighborhood can easily improve the safety of residents by lighting up areas that are otherwise unsafe at night, and with Liter of Light this can be done in a cost effective and creative way. Putting light in homes also makes it possible for more young people to keep learning after dark and have improved life outcomes over time.

Access to light after dark is a global challenge but since 2013 Liter of Light has made it possible for anyone to create light structures for any context.


Join the movement today

How does it work:
Choose a project
Preview the toolkit and learn about requirements
Start the replication and complete self-assessment
Review agreements and get going
JOIN THE NEXT PROJECT TRAINING:

You like this project but you don’t feel 100% ready? We’ve got you covered! Twice a year, we run a training program to support our community to get started. Join the next batch!

We want to light up the dark corners of the world, one sunlight at a time!

Illac Ancellotti Diaz

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