MWEZI

The Issues

Kerosene lighting is expensive, dangerous and environmentally harmful.Burning settlementBurning kerosene for lighting also has a huge impact on 
the environment releasing 
150 million tonnes of CO2 
into the atmosphere annually, equivalent to 24 million cars.Women and children are the most affected as they spend more time at home.Injured child
Black carbon or soot is thought to be a major contributor to global warming in the lower atmosphere and plays a strong role in glacial melting.
The poorest African households spend between 10 and 25% of their monthly household budgets on kerosene.Burning kerosene emits particles that quickly become lodged in the 
bronchial system and result in chronic disease and death.

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The MWEZI solar powered lamp is a safe and sustainable solution that will reduce the use of keroseneThe MWEZI solar powered lamp is a British designed product that will be made in Africa for AfricansMWEZIs first project will enlighten the lives of the 4.2million households in Kenya who currently use kerosene lamps as their primary light sourceHappy smiling child
MWEZI is establishing a network of small-scale workshops in Kenya to assemble, sell and provide after-sales support for their solar powered lamps, improving the health, wealth and education of Kenyans.

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DID YOU KNOW
MWEZI means moonlight 
in SWAHILIMWEZI is a UK registered impact enterprise operating in Sub-Saharan Africa to improve the health, wealth, education and environmental impact of the poorest people in the world
MWEZI is the brain child of Mike Sherry, a seasoned chartered accountant by profession, who for the past decade has been involved in several environmental projects in Sub-Saharan Africa - from energy efficient cookstoves to micro-finance. Mike has spoken at various climate change meetings from COP15 in Copenhagen to the UNEP FI Roundtable in Washington DC
In the future MWEZI will extend the range of products sold through the network.

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