Lighting for Sierra Leone
ARCORES International in Heart Solidarity Campaign 2022/23 with the theme “Together Transforming Lives” started to work on a focus project related to Care for Creation in Sierra Leone, Africa.
The Solar Dream Project aims to train young people and install 100 solar lighting kits on 100 houses of the two villages in the Kamabai and Kamalo (Sierra Leone) mission areas.
As embedded in its core mission, “Empowering Communities”, the ARCORES Solar Dream project engages in participatory workshops and skills training with young people in solar assembly and maintenance as part of the program.
The solar lighting kit will afford decent living standards, provide light to children living in poor homes (improve their learning abilities), promoting grassroots response to affordable and clean energy.
The ARCORES Solar Dream Project was launched in the Philippines as an innovative response to provide sustainable assistance to families displaced by natural and social disasters in far-flung communities by providing solar lighting sets for homes. With the adaptability of the project,
This ARCORES project is supported by the contributions from the network of the Augustinian Recollect Family.