About Us

What is Liter of Light?

11011905_845294848843292_8554245380647729142_oLiter of Light is a global, grassroots movement committed to providing affordable, sustainable solar light to people with limited or no access to electricity. Through a network of partnerships around the world, Liter of Light volunteers teach marginalized communities how to use recycled plastic bottles and locally sourced materials to illuminate their homes, businesses, and streets. Liter of Light has installed more than 350,000 bottle lights in more than 15 countries and taught green skills to empower grassroots entrepreneurs at every stop. Liter of Light’s open source technology has been recognized by the UN and adopted for use in some UNHCR camps. Liter of Light is the proud recipient of the 2016 St. Andrews Prize for the Environment, the 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize, and a winner of the 2014-2015 World Habitat Award.

What is Liter of Light USA?



Liter of Light USA is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization.committed to telling the story of more than one billion people around the world who suffer from the debilitating effects of energy poverty. Our chapter coordinates and supports the global work of Liter of Light while developing educational programs to promote engagement and participation.

Liter of Light Chapters

Through social media and community replication, our movement has spread; 145,200 households in the Philippines, and 353,600+ homes in over 15 countries with main offices in Philippines, USA and Columbia.

Women’s cooperatives now operate building the Liter of Light @Night lights in the Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Colombia.

globalActive Chapters include:
Liter of Light Bangalore, India
Liter of Light Bangladesh
Liter of Light Brazil
Liter of Light Colombia
Liter of Light Dominican Republic
Liter of Light Egypt
Liter of Light Hyderabad, India
Liter of Light Italy
Liter of Light Kenya
Liter of Light Mexico
Liter of Light Nepal
Liter of Light Netherlands
Liter of Light Nicaragua
Liter of Light Pakistan
Liter of Light Switzerland
Liter of Light UK