They currently illuminate their home with kerosene lamps because the electrical utility grid does not reach this rural area. It also puts in risk his mom’s health because the kerosene lamps are turned on with a match and present a big risk of a fire. He mentioned that with this solar energy system, he hopes improve his farm because this will help him wake up and start working earlier. Santos is requesting a loan to purchase a complete solar electric system from Soluz Honduras.
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This loan will provide solar electric systems for houses to be illuminated with highly efficient LED lamps. This loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit. With the electric lighting systems it is much easier to study and cook, as well as power needed electronics like cell phones. The systems reduce toxic fumes from kerosene lamps, and also reduce the family’s energy costs by eliminating the cost of kerosene, dry cell batteries and the cost to charge cell phones. Soluz Honduras installs, guarantees, and maintains the system to assure that the benefits will continue for many years, and the solar panel has a 25-year warranty. By supporting this loan, you are helping families access clean energy and reducing their negative impacts on their home environment and surrounding environment.
About Soluz Honduras:Soluz Honduras is a social and environmental enterprise committed to increasing energy access for Hondurans using solar technology. By distributing solar products and related financing to provide affordable clean electricity, Soluz Honduras contributes to economic development while protecting the environment.
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