Though the economic downturn has resulted in scaled-down holiday celebrations at various corporations in Silicon Valley, others like eBay have gone a step further. It is providing a gift of 15,000 ‘Mighty Lights’ to children in India.
The Mighty Light is a solar-powered LED light that is eco-friendly, robust and built specifically for rugged conditions. It can withstand falls on hard surfaces and water or dust without being damaged. The Mighty Light produces ~500 lumens of clean white light versus ~10 lumens of light from a kerosene lamp. Other benefits of the solar light extend to health and the environment with no harmful carbon emissions.The focus of this project is to give children in rural India and Africa a chance to study. Read more at http://www.indiawest.com/readmore.aspx?id=761&sid=6