SociaLite Lighting Systems

Engineering for the Middle of Nowhere

January 2023

Major Award from the Wright-Ingraham Institute

The 2022 Richard T. Parker grant was awarded to SociaLite Lighting Systems, to support their continuing work at scale bringing artificial light to rural communities in Ghana. As Toby Cumberbatch, President of SociaLite Lighting Systems reports:
“For subsistence farmers living in marginalized, rural communities, a tiny amount of artificial light is transformational. It has the potential to reduce rural depopulation, international migration, and intergenerational poverty. This award will enable us to install our lighting systems in some of these most isolated communities.” Read Moreā€¦