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Promoting education and literacy for all is one of Rotary’s six Areas of Focus.

Light Up Myanmar Children's Future

Donated solar power +LED lighting to school children in Myanmar who are not access electricity.


Funded by Rotary Grant

After Daw Aung San Su Kyi as Keynote speaker at Jan. 2013 Rotary Hawaii Peace Forum, PP Aircon of Rotary Club of Taipei Twins with forum Organizer PDG Steve Yoshida visited Yangon in Apr.2014 , to explore the opportunity for the Rotary to extend hands to Myanmar in six area of focus, Myanmar has over 70% live without electricity, they are in dark, Aircon proposed to raise fund to donate solar power +LED lighting system to school children. This Project got TRF $20,000 Special Initiative Grant, D-3480 5,000DDF, and Rotarians & Clubs & Rotary Friends donation, total fund more $55,600 to buy lighting system for 2,000 students, the amazing of the system is the system design: the solar power generation + Storage & Charge station at school, the students hold lighting fixtures & movable battery at home,after full charge, it may light up family at night for 5 hours, every day they have to bring battery to school for charge, it will also enhance the school attendance.


Project location
Myanmar
Project dates
Start: 11 June 2013
End:  09 March 2014
Created: 23 July 2014

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Project category
International, New Generations, Basic education and literacy
Funding
Club Foundation, Rotary Grant
Project contacts
Mr. Uen-Hua Chao, DaDu| (contact)
Partners
Taipei Twins, Taiwan (Rotary Club)
Related Links
https://www.facebook.com/groups/256207481071949/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/184281994934079/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/136648283161814/
 

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Engagement Tracker

Total volunteer hours
350
Hours
Number of volunteers
25
People
Total cash contributions
30,600
USD
Total in-kind contributions
3,000
USD

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