SUCCESS STORIES 

Some examples of how Project Based Learning can change lives

SHANGHAI COMMUNITY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Hello Maasi Girls

Our first project since our establishment in supporting vulnerable girls in a rural community that is held back by the traditional culture. 


Grade 4 students at Shanghai Community International School Hongqiao Campus have done great deal for the girls at Rescue Center in a Maasai community in Kenya.   Read the great story and see the impacts they made in studies and in their peers' lives! 

  • 200 SOLMATE LIGHTS DISTRIBUTED

  • 200LOCAL STUDENTS INVOLVED

  • 600 VILLAGE PEOPLE AFFECTED

  • US$38,000 SAVED ON FUEL BY RECIPIENT FAMILIES

  • 200,600 EXTRA HOURS OF CHILD STUDY TIME

  • 220 TONNES OF C02 EMISSIONS AVOIDED

  • 800 PEOPLE EXPERIENCING BETTER HEALTH

LIANHUA PRIMARY SCHOOL - SINGAPORE

Tackling the Issue

The school funded the purchase of 50 lights for a year 5-6  program on Energy poverty. A US$1000 commitment produced the following results for a school village in Sri Lanka .

  • 50 SOLMATE LIGHTS DISTRIBUTED

  • 100 LOCAL STUDENTS INVOLVED

  • 300 VILLAGE PEOPLE AFFECTED

  • US$ 9500 SAVED BY RECIPIENT FAMILIES

  • 50300 EXTRA HOURS OF CHILD STUDY TIME

  • 55.0 TONNES OF C02 EMISSIONS AVOIDED

  • 100 PEOPLE EXPERIENCING BETTER HEALTH

CAMBERWELL GRAMMAR - AUSTRALIA

Making a Difference

The school funded the purchase of 50 lights. for their Year 7 African Studies.

A US$1000 commitment produced the following results for a students of a Rwandan village.

  • 50 SOLMATE LIGHTS DISTRIBUTED

  • 100 LOCAL STUDENTS INVOLVED

  • 150 VILLAGE PEOPLE AFFECTED

  • US$ 9500 SAVED BY RECIPIENT FAMILIES

  • 50300 EXTRA HOURS OF CHILD STUDY TIME

  • 55.0 TONNES OF C02 EMISSIONS AVOIDED

  • 150 PEOPLE EXPERIENCING BETTER HEALTH

ELLIMINYT PRIMARY SCHOOL -AUSTRALIA

Doing What’s Needed

This small school in rural Victoria Secured the funding for 50 lights from their local energy provider to help promote their brand and the benefits of solar energy. 

The sponsor received and program received television and newspaper coverage and increased brand awareness and also made the year 6 students "famous" in the town. :-)

A US$1000 promotional commitment produced the following results for a students of a Rwandan village.

  • 50 SOLMATE LIGHTS DISTRIBUTED

  • 100 LOCAL STUDENTS INVOLVED

  • 150 VILLAGE PEOPLE AFFECTED

  • US$ 9500 SAVED BY RECIPIENT FAMILIES

  • 50300 EXTRA HOURS OF CHILD STUDY TIME

  • 55.0 TONNES OF C02 EMISSIONS AVOIDED

  • 150 PEOPLE EXPERIENCING BETTER HEALTH

 SHANGHAI AMERICAN SCHOOL - CHINA

Watch this space - Exciting news to come

We are are the end of an extensive campaign  with the students of the SAS and we look forward to telling you how  botht the school and the recipients interacted once all the lights are delivered.

XIWAI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Project in progress

In the near future we will tell you how effective this exciting program was. 
Watch this space !

JUYING PRIMARY SCHOOL - SINGAPORE

Doing What’s Needed

The school funded the purchase of 100 lights. for their Year year 6 Sustainability studies.

A US$2000 commitment produced the following results.

  • 100 SOLMATE LIGHTS DISTRIBUTED

  • 200 LOCAL STUDENTS INVOLVED

  • 300 VILLAGE PEOPLE AFFECTED

  • US$19,000 SAVED BY RECIPIENT FAMILIES

  • 100,600 EXTRA HOURS OF CHILD STUDY TIME

  • 110 TONNES OF C02 EMISSIONS AVOIDED

  • 400 PEOPLE EXPERIENCING BETTER HEALTH

BOORT PRIMARY SCHOOL - AUSTRALIA

A community team effort

This small school in regional Victoria Australia  took on the program and it was a shared contribution from the whole community . The school donated a significant portion, local business also gave a few dollars and this was topped up by the local church. The lights are being distributed in Nepal by a teacher to a village that they do work with . Its a super result for all parties.  

the final outcome was ;

  • 50 SOLMATES DISTRIBUTED

  • 100 LOCAL STUDENTS INVOLVED

  • 150 VILLAGE PEOPLE AFFECTED

  • US$ 9500 SAVED BY RECIPIENT FAMILIES

  • 50300 EXTRA HOURS OF CHILD STUDY TIME

  • 55.0 TONNES OF C02 EMISSIONS AVOIDED

  • 150 PEOPLE EXPERIENCING BETTER HEALTH

We have worked with schools in

Australia - China - New Zealand - United States - Singapore - UK - Europe

We have helped children in

India - Sri Lanka - Nepal - Cambodia - Rwanda - Kenya - Somalia - Somaliland - South Africa - PNG 

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