LOCATION: Western & Northern
DATE: 2020 – 2023
“Lights4Learning” is a project funded under the PNG-AUSTRALIA Partnership program “Pawarim Komuniti”, to support PNG Government provide clean and reliable electrification as agreed in a PNG Electrification Partnership during the 2018 APEC Meeting, ensuring 70% of the population have access to reliable electricity by 2030. Lights4Learning was initiated in 2019 with Solar Solutions (PNG) (SSPNG) as a co-partner and Kokoda Track Foundation (KTF) as the project lead. The project is KTFs ambition to improve the livelihood of 53 rural communities of Northern Province and Western Province with reliable lighting source to improve learning for school age children which include community centers and aid posts. KTF has so far has installed 7416 households with Solar Home Systems and Solar Solutions has been involved in supporting the implementation and providing technical support.