Solutions to Energy Poverty: How to Build a Brighter Future

For many of us, flipping on a light switch or turning on the tap is an unremarkable event. But for the one billion people living in energy poverty, it can be life changing. There has been a greater push in recent years to expand energy access to underserved areas, and some particularly promis...

Sustainability: The Long-Term Solution for Success

Imagine that your assignment is to install a solar system on a Haitian mountaintop village that has no passable roads.  And it’s raining.  And your transport vehicle is stuck—its wheels spinning and splattering mud in every direction while people in the community above you wait anxiou...

View SELF’s Latest Annual Report

Dear Friends, It is a pleasure to share SELF’s 2020 Annual Report with you all—a year of extraordinary challenges brought on by COVID-19. I applaud the SELF staff and our project partners from their determination to fulfill their commitments to each other. as a result we were able to p...

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