Light It Up! A Solar Sister Celebration + Fundraiser

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Light It Up! A Solar Sister Celebration + Fundraiser

Please join Solar Sister and Songbyrd Cafe for an evening of celebration! Come dance, drink, learn about and support Solar Sister’s work with women entrepreneurs in Africa.

All proceeds from the night will go directly to kickstarting 60 Solar Sister entrepreneurs who will spread solar light and clean energy in rural Tanzania.

Cover: $15 (suggested donation)

Live music by Jean-Francis Varre of Sahelmusic
“Sahel’s music is blended colors of culture on the canvas of African rhythms”
Tunes spun by DJ Steven Swann
“passionate about music from across the decades and around the world – with the goal
of inspiring joy through an irresistible urge to dance”
*Raffle with solar prizes!*

And if you can’t make it in person, you can always donate here:

About Solar Sister

“Women are the ones who manage energy and light in the household. So it makes sense that we are an essential part of the solution.” — Olasimbo Sojinrin, Solar Sister Nigeria

Solar Sister believes women are the solution. We are in the business of recruiting, training and supporting women entrepreneurs to set up business and spread clean energy in rural communities across the African continent. This is grassroots, bottom-up, women-led clean energy distribution.

Over 600 million people in Africa live without electricity and 700 million people depend on harmful fuels such as charcoal and firewood. It’s women who manage household energy, from cooking to providing light, and it’s women and girls who experience the worst effects of dirty energy.

Solar Sister is changing this, one entrepreneur at a time. We build and support a growing sisterhood of clean energy entrepreneurs – a network of women in Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda who reach the most remote areas with affordable solar lamps, mobile phone chargers, and fuel-efficient stoves.

Access to clean energy transforms households, improving education, health, status and control of resources for women and their families. By supporting women to deliver clean energy solutions to the last mile, Solar Sister is proving that women are an essential part of this story.

December 07 2017


Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe

2477-2475 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

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