Lighting up lives to help children reach their potential
It’s a simple intervention which improves pupils’ grades and enables them to achieve their academic potential in their last two years of primary school (aged 12-14). With the solar lights, pupils can do homework and revision at home, which improves pass rates and therefore transition to secondary schools.
Mwezi Foundation were awarded £35,097 from our Main Fund in October 2021, for a project which began in April 2022. In the first six months, 250 lights had already been distributed to schools, each often shared by two pupils.
Outputs so far
- 37 schools supported
- 250 lights donated in total
The project will help more than 500 children a year, with the charity aiming to give out 550 more lights in the first year of the project, to April 2023.