MPOWERD Luci Original


Luci Original is a portable and inflated solar lamp with three brightness-settings (15 lm, 35 lm, 75 lm) that fully charges after 7 hours in direct sunlight.

Product description Brand name and product description

Luci Original is an inflatable solar light. The lamps is bright, compact, and portable for any situation. It weighs 125 g and its dimensions when inflated are 12.7 cm D x 10.8 cm H.

Watch a video of demonstration.

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

The lamp is distributed all over the world and in more than 90 countries.  Some field cases in Papua New Guinea, Philippines, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Syria, Gaza, Iraq, USA, Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Honduras, Guatemala.

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

Luci Original is distributed by MPOWERD.

MPOWERD distributes lights in two different ways. It sells them to people who use them, both in developed and developing countries. And it sells them to charity-minded backers as gifts to pass around in impoverished communities, especially in disaster zones such as the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Kerosene lamps and lanterns; LuminAID Packlite 12l as an inflatable solar lantern; d.light or SunKing among the numerous competitors.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Target users and consumers are the individuals in emerging markets, who use kerosene oil lamps for home lighting. Individuals who are displaced during emergencies or in refugee camps without access to lighting.

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