About 1.1 billion people(As of January 2018) in the world live without electricity. Panasonic has donated over 100 thousand solar lanterns to solve the social issues for a better life of people living in areas without electricity from 2013 to 2018.
Panasonic has been working on corporate citizenship activities to meet social needs based on our basic management philosophy, "company as a public entity of society.” We are now committed to an inclusive society without poverty by engaging in activities for human development, new opportunities and mutual understanding. The 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project is one of our initiatives to create social opportunities to end poverty.
100 THOUSAND SOLAR LANTERNS PROJECT
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[Photo Gallery] Women and Children in Areas Without Electricity
[Voice] Bright Changes Created by Solar Lanterns: Reports from Africa and Asia
[Photo Gallery] Life in Areas Without Electricity
[Voice] Philippines: Lights Providing Support on the Frontlines of Education and Health Care
[Voice] Laos: Light Shines for the Future of Children in Remote Mountain Villages
[Voice] Cambodia: Solar lanterns help keep poor children in school
Being a Part of the "AKARI" Bringing Light to People Project, Report by Volunteer Employee Reporters
Cambodia: Volunteer Employee Reporters Visit Literacy Classes
[Voice] Cameroon: Solar Lanterns Helping in Rural Areas with Low Electrification Rates
[Voice] Nepal: Solar Lanterns Lighting Up Lives in Earthquake Stricken Areas
[Voice] Philippines: Solar Lanterns, Light of Hope for Local Residents and Teachers