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Today 1.2 billion people around the world do not have access to electricity. To address this issue, the VELUX Group is collaborating with Little Sun, a social business distributing solar lamps, to help bring clean, reliable, and affordable light to off-grid African regions.

1.2 billion

people without access to electricity


solar lamps is donated to off-grid areas in Africa

5 countries

Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Kenya

Buy a solar lamp and bring natural light to Africa

Providing access to light is not only about answering a functional need. It is also about understanding the intimate link between energy and our aspirations, our common global desire for happiness. I strongly believe that these two aspects of design must always be seen as one

Artist and head of Natural Light jury, Olafur Eliasson

Powering off-grid regions with light in the night

More Natural Light to shine in Africa

1.2 billion people live without access to electricity. Velux has made it our mission to change this fact through our project Natural Light, and we are proud that our colleagues take part in this process.

Carina Skovmøller, Head of CSR & Sustainability

VELUX employees bring Natural Light to Africa

Festival guests donate Natural Lights to Kenya

By using the Natural Light instead of kerosene lamps the families save what accumulates to 10.000 Kenyan Shillings a year. That’s enough to send a child to secondary school for a whole year

Martin, General Manager, Riziki Kenya

VELUX donates 1000 Natural Light lamps to rural schools in Kenya

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