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2014-04-22 23:00:50

This Earth Day, Nokero celebrates with promotional offers through our online store, that allow more people to have access to environmentally friendly solar lights. Nokero also continues to remember and support those in the Philippines stillaffected by Typhoon Haiyan and in desperate need of light. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Nokero, short for “no kerosene” fights for lives free from polluting fuels. This Earth Day, Nokero celebrates with promotional offers through our online...

2014-04-22 08:24:54

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a $5 million impact investment in Little Sun, creators of portable, solar-powered lamps designed by co-founders: artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen. The company works with local entrepreneurs to sell its lamps to households where electricity is scarce or unavailable, at prices that are affordable to families currently using costly and toxic kerosene for their lighting. Little...

2013-10-15 23:31:23

New solar light bulbs aim to create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Solar power is gaining a solid footing, and the impact reaches into climate, health, education and economic development. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Oct. 15, 2013 – Today, Nokero International Ltd. announced the release of the N180- Start, setting new standards for affordable off-grid lighting. Designed for emerging markets, the N180–Start is the most affordable solar light bulb in the world. The product...

2013-06-18 23:23:40

80 homes at the Christian Life Orphanage in Seeta, Uganda to benefit from tPOD1 personal power generators. Tellurex Corporation's tPOD1s to safely light up rooms at a lower cost than traditional kerosene lanterns. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Tellurex Corporation of Traverse City, Michigan today announced it will deploy tPOD1s to light each of the 80 homes at the Christian Life Orphanage in Seeta, Uganda. The tPOD1s will be distributed to the orphanage as part of New Hope...

2013-06-10 23:02:26

The Grid Earth Store will donate a Waka Waka light for every Waka Power light sold. In addition to purchasing the finest solar light and USB charger available, you will provide safe light to a family in need, possibly even save a life. Georgetown, TX (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 For every Waka Power light sold by the Grid Earth Store, a Waka Waka light will be donated to a family in need. You can own the coolest solar lamp and USB charger available, while allowing a family living in poverty to...

2013-06-06 23:01:12

In May of 2013 the Grid Earth Project distributed more than 300 Waka Waka solar lamps in the Cayo District of Belize, in a project funded through the 1% Club. This permanently changed the lives of thousands of residents of the area. Cayo District Belize (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 An amazing thing happened in May of 2013. The Villages of Armenia, St. Mathews and Los Tombos all took a 150 year leap into the future. Until now they have been living with kerosene lamps and candles for household...

2013-05-28 23:01:11

Thousands of people who previously lived with dangerous kerosene and candle light in their homes are now living safe and breathing easier. Their children are finally able to learn to read without risking their lives. Cayo District, Belize (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 According to the World Health Organization,http://www.who.int/ipcs/emergencies/kerosene.pdf nearly one thousand people burn to death every day from kerosene lamps. Most of them are under 14 years of age. Due to the generous donation...

2013-04-13 23:00:45

Nokero International has been awarded the United States Patent and Trademark Office´s ℠Patents for Humanity´ award, which recognizes organizations that brings life-saving technologies to underserved people of the world. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Nokero International has been awarded the ℠Patents for Humanity´ honor by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The award is designed to recognize patent owners who use creativity, design, and...

2013-02-22 08:20:01

Osaka, Feb 22, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation today announced the launch of the 100 THOUSAND SOLAR LANTERN PROJECT, a project to donate a total of 100,000 solar LED lanterns to people in regions of the world without electricity, by 2018, the 100th anniversary of the company's founding. As the first stage in this effort, Panasonic is donating 3,000 compact solar lights to NPOs and NGOs helping to solve social problems in Myanmar. A ceremony to mark this donation was held today...

2013-02-18 23:21:28

Millions die each year from respiratory illnesses caused by breathing fumes from kerosene lamps. The Grid Earth Project and New Ulm Lions are working to stop these needless deaths. (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Like most villages in Central America, La Gracia was dependent upon dangerous and toxic kerosene lamps which in the past have been the cause of countless injuries. This is no longer the case in La Gracia. Thanks to the Generosity of the New Ulm Lions Club and other private donations the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'