SunFarmer Solar Irrigation

Chitwan Water Projects Solar-powered irrigation systems can make water available for growing vegetables or raising fish in impoverished communities. These projects, managed by the nonprofit, provide agricultural cooperatives with access to affordable micro financing for solar irrigation systems through a revolving fund. The Problem: No Power for Irrigation 70% of Nepal’s population works in …

Mandy’s Farm

Mandy’s Farm is a nonprofit organization that assists individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve goals by structuring a positive, purposeful and caring environment for living, learning, and working in the community. Why the Farm Needed Solar – Horseback riding, organic gardening, caring for animals – the staff and residents of Mandy’s Farm spend a lot of time enjoying the outdoors. They care deeply care about nature, and as an organization they want to be sustainable. They also have a pool, and an artspace. That takes a lot of energy. Unfortunately they don’t have a huge, national funding base, so solar panels were out of reach. We wanted to change that.