June 22nd, 2016 by mcraft

GBL Forms New Alliance with Amigos de la Aldea

Partnership will bring solar energy to millions living without electricity in Central America.  The Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL) is honored to announce…

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May 12th, 2016 by mcraft

Global BrightLight Foundation Establishes Social Enterprise in Latin America

The Global BrightLight Foundation has opened a new solar energy social enterprise in Latin America, focusing on the 30 million…

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March 10th, 2016 by mcraft

Starting 2016 Off Strong!

Not subscribed to our newsletter? Click here to sign up! Greetings from New CEO Ben Bunker As the newly appointed…


February 2nd, 2016 by mcraft

Global BrightLight Foundation Names Benjamin Bunker CEO

The Global BrightLight Foundation (GBF) is pleased to announce that Benjamin Bunker has been selected as its next Chief Executive…


May 10th, 2015 by mcraft

Response to the Nepal Earthquake

The Global BrightLight Foundation has been one of the first responders to the most rural villages in Nepal damaged by…

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February 13th, 2015 by mcraft

Reflections on 2014

Two thousand fourteen was a watershed year for Global BrightLight Foundation! GBF provided over 65,000 solar lanterns to families in nine…

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June 17th, 2014 by mcraft

Lanterns arrive in Southern Nepal!

Today (June 15, 2014) I traveled far, possibly the most remote village I’ve ever visited – in Southern Nepal on…


June 10th, 2014 by mcraft

Returning to Bweyeye

June 10, 2014 After a 4 /1 hour drive from Kigali, you turn the main road onto an impossibly rough,…

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May 11th, 2014 by mcraft

New lanterns for Guatemala

I spent yesterday (March 12, 2014) in the jungle of the mountainous region of Guatemala.  Richard Grinnell, COO of HELPS International…


December 30th, 2013 by mcraft

Solar Lanterns Keep Kigali, Rwanda Thriving

By Patrick Foley, Global BrightLight Foundation volunteer, who recently lived and worked for two months in Rwanda. Living in Kigali,…