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Your donation will go directly towards purchasing solar lights for children living in energy poverty.

Illuminating Futures in Madagascar

Help us gift 2,170 lights to children in Madagascar and impact 10,850 lives, create 4,752,300 study hours and offset 336.35 CO2e tonnes.
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SolarBuddy Trek for Light

The team are trekking 65km to raise $65,000 for children living in energy poverty in Madagascar. Can you helps us reach our goal and illuminate thousands of lives?
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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.

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

Our Impact

Since launching in 2016, we’ve seen huge growth

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

Educating Locally, Impacting Globally

Take a look at our global footprint