Give the gift of light

Give the gift of light

Give the gift of light

We are a Global Community

Illuminating Futures

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Who is SolarBuddy?

SolarBuddy is an Australian charity uniting a global community with a big dream to gift six million solar lights to children living in energy poverty by 2030, to help them to study after dusk and improve their education outcomes.

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1.4 billion people worldwide live in energy poverty

“Energy poverty condemns billions to ill health, unfulfilled futures and repeated cycles of poverty.”

— Ban Ki Moon, former United Nations Secretary-General

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What do we do?

Through our empowering education programs we inspire our global community to understand how innovative design solutions can help to create a more sustainable world for all people and our life-supporting planet.

Learn
about energy poverty, solar technology and global citizenship
Make
a solar light and write a personal letter to your buddy
Illuminate
the lives of children living in energy poverty
Our Programs

Our Impact

Since launching in 2016, we’ve seen huge growth

Educated over
130,000
Students
Across 550+ schools
Empowered over
35,000
Employees
Across 100+ corporations
Gifted over
100,000
solar lights
Illuminating 500,000+ lives

Educating Locally, Impacting Globally

Take a look at our global footprint