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)

All countries with developing markets. Emphasis in Madagscar and Kenya, with products also in Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Mauritius, Malawi, Rwanda, and South Africa.

Distributors/implementing organizations

Toughstuff [micro-enterprise program] – 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] to ~$20 USD, although one source states that [no ToughStuff product exceeds $10] 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.

Target user(s)

[Rural and urban off-grid households], 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