News

Building Solar Suitcases with We Share Solar

Last Wednesday, February 19th, 2020, Vesta Source had the opportunity to visit We Share Solar in Berkeley, CA to build a solar suitcase. Watch the video documentary here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ysbbz7su_TU We Share Solar is a subsidiary of We Care Solar, a non-profit organization that works to bring reliable light, mobile communication, and Read more…

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Fundraising

It’s the giving season!

We are delighted to receive product donations from LuminAid for the second consecutive holiday season! LuminAid is a company that makes water-proof, solar light and charger products, and they have long been making an impact by donating products for charity. This year, we were lucky to accept ~55 Packlite Max Read more…

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News

Maara, Tanzania Video Testimonials

Hello all, Our partner organization Mother and Child Hope for Education and Empowerment Organization (MCEEO) was kind enough to film 2 videoes of our recent trip to Maara. You can view them on our YouTube Channel! This link leads to a testimonial from the MCEEO secretary general:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QM6gfKhGJ64&t=1s and this one contains footage of Read more…

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Impact

Service Trip to Maara, Tanzania

From February 1st to February 14th, Vesta Source distributed solar lights in Maara, Tanzania. There, we taught villagers how to operate the lights, learned more about their ways of life, and visited and interacted with their schools, town centers, and homes. Maara is the most poverty-stricken region in Tanzania. Over Read more…

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News

Receiving lots of product donations :)

In December, Vesta Source contacted many companies that produced solar lamps, inquiring about product donations. After a slew of emails and phone calls, we were warmly received by three companies: Watts of Love, MPOWERD, and LuminAID. Over the holidays, each organization contributed greatly to Vesta Source, donating invalubale products just Read more…

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News

Winning $250 from Shark-Tank style competition!

On November 17th, 2018, Vesta Source’s president Joyce participated in DECA’s Western Region Leadership Conference. She and a group of three others competed against students from all over Western USA in a business pitch competition called DECA Garage. DECA Garage is an entrepreneurial competition led by a former Shark Tank Read more…

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Fundraising

High School Coin Drive Fundraiser

This holiday season, it’s all about giving! From December 10th to December 20th, Vesta Source hosted a coin drive at Irvington High School. We placed collection jars in around 40 classrooms and publicized the event all over the school. Over the  2 week collection period, we watched the jars slowly Read more…

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