Solar Electric Light Fund Showcases Work to End Energy Poverty

The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit working to eliminate energy poverty through the use of solar power, today announced that its projects in the field, service offerings and Whole Village Development Model are being highlighted in a newly designed website.

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Many adults for the first time have access to quality health care services, clean drinking water, and sustainable sources of food.

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 26, 2012

The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit working to eliminate energy poverty through the use of solar power, today announced that its projects in the field, service offerings and Whole Village Development Model are being highlighted in a newly designed website. The new user-friendly design and enhanced functionality of the site provides better access to new content, photo galleries, blogs, and numerous ways to support the organization’s work.

“Our Whole Village Development Model is the culmination of our twenty-plus years of experience in the field,” said Bob Freling, SELF’s Executive Director. “Through this model, we’re transforming lives. Many adults for the first time have access to quality health care services, clean drinking water, and sustainable sources of food. And the children born into the communities where we work can now look forward to a lifetime of opportunities their parents may have never dreamed about.”

The site also features updates from the field and personal profiles of those benefitting from SELF’s solar solutions. More information about SELF’s Whole Village Development Model and projects can be found at http://www.SELF.org.

About SELF
The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF) is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit whose mission is to implement solar energy solutions to assist those living in energy poverty with economic, education, health and agricultural development. Its Whole Village Development Model takes an innovative approach to designing and implementing integrated solar solutions to improve the lives of the 1.5 billion people living in worldwide energy poverty. Since 1990, SELF has completed projects in more than 20 countries, pioneering unique applications of solar power for drip irrigation in Benin, health care in Haiti, telemedicine in the Amazon rainforest, online learning in South Africa, and microenterprise development in Nigeria. Connect with SELF on the web at http://www.SELF.org; on Twitter @solarfund; and at Facebook.com/solarelectriclightfund.


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