Help Us Light Up 1000 Homes In Grid Deprived Regions In India

The situation 

Over 1.3 billion people worldwide live without electricity, not including those with electricity that isn’t reliable. Within India alone, over 300 million people lack this basic amenity. Electricity brings many advantages to villagers that are completely off grid.

“We live in complete darkness” said Balaji, a village laborer who we met on a recent visit to Vittalapuram, a village on the outskirts of Chennai. 
Any appliance that needs electricity is not an option to these people and many of these areas have major challenges to get grid electricity. They rely on Kerosene powered lamps which are hazardous to their health as well as their safety.

The goal is to get these people clean and safe electricity through solar energy so that they are not waiting for grid electricity.

The Project

As a second phase to our successful program , Light up the future of a child 2 years ago, Mesha Energy Solutions with support from the Department of Science and Technology (Government of India ) is working on a project to bring basic lighting and cell phone charging to 1000 households across grid deprived areas in 9 different regions within India. Through this project, We are trying to raise 6 Lakhs ($ 9000) , which will support 150 homes, to augment funds that is raised from programs like CSR and other initiatives.
The grid deficient areas identified are in:
•North East – Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland
•East – Odisha
•South – Karnataka, Andaman & Nicobar island
•North – Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand
•West - Rajasthan

The Benefits


It takes Rs. 4000/- or $ 60 to light up a home. Please help us make this project successful by sponsoring a single or multiple houses.

To make this happen, we are working with Milaap India  our partners for this project.

Please click the link to make your contribution. The contribution can be either through Paypal or Debit/Credit cards.

All the contributors will get a receipt (and it is tax exempted for all INR contributions)

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Project to light up 1000 homes in grid deprived areas
Project to light up 1000 homes in grid deprived areas
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3rd November 2017
Hello everyone,

We are extremely grateful to you all - our donors, who have believed in our cause.

We have scouted locations in Karnataka (K.R.Pete ,Malavalli & Kundapura) where we will impact around 200 houses and also have identified around 100 houses in Odisha.

The installation for these places will happen in the coming month and we will keep you all posted on all the activities as we get there.

Again we would want to thank you all for the support thus far.

- Team Mesha

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raised of Rs.800,000 goal

134 Supporters

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Payment options: Online, cheque pickups

Beneficiary: 1000 Families info_outline

Supporters (134)

Abhishek donated $51

I hope things get better. Please let me know if there is anything else that I can do.

SRIPARIPOORNA donated Rs.21,600
Milaap Impact Partner donated Rs.5,400

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Milaap Impact Partner donated Rs.2,500

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Amogh donated Rs.10,000
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