d.light S2

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Product description Brand name and product description

The d.light S2 is a solar powered, personal-use LED lantern.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Main market in India with offices and operations in China, United States, and East Africa.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

d.light via Give a light program in collaborations with KopernikLiving Goods also distributes this product.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Rs 450 + RS 80 for shipping (about $8.28 USD), $15.99 USD for purchases within North America. The goal is to provide lighting solutions under $10. d.light through their `GIVE d.light’ program pledges 10% of their sales proceeds in US, Canada and Europe to donating S2 lanterns to needy school children in the developing world.Generally product sold without subsidies.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Very strong solar market: Over a dozen different lamps and lanterns available: d. light’s own S1, S10, S20, S250 and S300.

Competition: Sun King, Tough Stuff, Nuru International, Megabrite, Green light Planet, Great White light, Firefly mobile lamp, Powa Pack S Lighting System and more.

Kerosene lamps and lanterns.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service
Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

People living on less than $5 a day in emerging markets (especially rural India, Africa and China), who use kerosene oil lamps for home lighting.

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