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Fundraising to provide solar lanterns to tribal children in two schools in rural Tamil Nadu. Join our cause!

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The purpose of this initiative is to make the technology available to school children in the remotest of place where electricity is just read and seen in books. Also promote healthy living when the conventional practice is to use Kerosene Lamps after sunset. Project involves setting up solar modules on school roof top and distribution of 65 solar lanterns to school children in two tribal villages namely Kodanthur and Thalingi located in the state of Tamil Nadu. Kodanthur is located in K.Paramathy Taluk of Karur District and Thalingi is located in Udumalpet Taluk of Tiruppur District. Now School would act as a charging station / kiosk for the school children who carry the lanterns to school regularly, the solar modules installed on the school roofs would generate the required electricity to charge these lanterns. The objective of this project is: 1. To promote healthy living through use of environmental friendly solar energy, 2. Avoid use of kerosene or other source of lights which are not healthy and causes damage to the environment through carbon emissions, 3. To motivate children to regularly attend the school and also parents are encouraged to send the children to school, 4. Create a social and technical impact on the school children to understand the science of solar energy and also to promote solar energy. Money would used to purchase and installation, details are as follows: 1. Buying Solar Modules 2. Buying Solar Lanterns 3. Buying Inverters 4. Buying Batteries 5. Buying Spike Busters 6. Buying Wires 7. Installation Charges 8. Transportation Charges

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Rs.42,000 raised

Goal: Rs.180,000

Beneficiary: Sampradhana Int... info_outline

Supporters (8)

Reshma donated Rs.2,000
Sajith donated Rs.2,500
Kavitha donated Rs.10,000
Vetrivel donated Rs.1,000
blacky123 donated Rs.500
Lavi donated Rs.500