Solar Suitcase

We Care Solar

Product description Brand name and product description

The Solar Suitcase is a packaged, solar power system designed to power off-grid medical clinics and provide surgical lighting, power mobile devices, and medical devices.

We Care Solar is located in Berkeley, California.

http://wecaresolar.org/solutions/we-care-solar-suitcase/

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

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

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