ToughStuff Desk Lamp Kit

ToughStuff International

The Desk Lamp Kit is part of a modular set of products using a lightweight, portable photo-voltaic solar system with USB connectivity.

Product description

The Desk Lamp Kit is part of a modular set of products using a lightweight, portable photo-voltaic solar system with USB connectivity.

Target region(s)
Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Distributors/implementing organizations

Toughstuff [micro-enterprise program] (http://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/LHcasestudy10_ToughStuffKenya.pdf “http://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/LHcasestudy10_ToughStuffKenya.pdf”) – Business in a Box (BIAB) – trains and deploys Solar Village Entrepreneurs (SVE) to sell solar lanterns. Also partner with NGOs (such as Christian Aid).

Market suggested retail price

Prices vary from [$9] (http://www.ashden.org/winners/toughstuff11 “http://www.ashden.org/winners/toughstuff11”) to ~$20 USD, although one source states that [no ToughStuff product exceeds $10] (http://nextbillion.net/blogpost.aspx?blogid=1980 “http://nextbillion.net/blogpost.aspx?blogid=1980”) USD.

Competitive landscape

d. light S2 and S300 series, Minda LED lantern 2W, BPL SSL 200 LED Emergency Lights, Nuru International NL1, Luci, Nokero N200

Kerosene lamps and lanterns.

SDG targeted

[Goal #7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all](https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg7 “https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg7”)

Target user(s)

[Rural and urban off-grid households] (http://trickleout.net/index.php/casestudiesmainmenu/toughstuffmenu “http://trickleout.net/index.php/casestudiesmainmenu/toughstuffmenu”), under $5 a day income. Main market in Africa and India.

The @AutodeskFdn blogged about our how-to guide for communities writing proposals for development projects https://t.co/MlRH1H0x2F