Solar Suitcase

We Care Solar

The Solar Suitcase is a complete solar electric system aimed to be of asistance in off-grid clinics.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Solar Suitcase is a packaged solar power system designed by We Care Solar to power off-grid medical clinics and provide surgical lighting, power mobile devices, and medical devices. The system includes two 20 watt solar panels, a 14 amp-hour lithium ferrous phosphate battery, a 15A charge controller, two rechargeable LED headlamps and a phone charger.

 

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

Countries/regions targeted include:

  • Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, the Gambia, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
  • Central America: Mexico, Nicaragua.
  • The Caribbean: Haiti.
  • Asia: Afghanistan, Burma, India, Pakistan, Japan, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Tibet, Vietnam.
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

NGOs or donors contact We Care Solar to implement the Solar Suitcase. Partners include AMREF, Safe Mothers Safe Babies, Save the Children, Pathfinder International, Kissito Healthcare International, UNICEF, Kasimu Education Fund, WEEMA International, One Heart Worldwide, YWAM Medical Ships, and Power Up Gambia.

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

1545 USD: Solar Suitcase Basic

1645 USD: Solar Suitcase Maternal (includes a fetal doppler)

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

Generator powered lighting, headlamps, and solar home systems.

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

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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

 

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

Medical facilities in the developing world that have limited or sporadic access to electricity, including hospitals, clinics, and other health centers.

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