SLCBO project of Solar Kiosk
150 Solar panel and lamps with mobile charging facilities.
(This project is only available in English.)
On behalf of SLCBO, Bonthe Municipality council, staff and pupils, community elders and women, we wish to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to the partners Solenergi Uten Grenser – Solar Energy Without Borders and well-wishers of SLCBO for donating the money for this new source of energy to lightning the community, we are very pleased and we will support this project for safe and reliable service.
SLCBO is a community based organization aimed at improving the lives and conditions of the poor in communities in Sierra Leone and the provision of good, safe, cheap and effective source of energy is one of the priorities of SLCBO.
On the 25th April, 2015, a team of five (5) determine an eager young men and women including Kiosk Manager, Project Coordinator and Public Relation Officer held a three days training and workshop in Bonthe Island. The purpose of the three days training program was to train and educate the kiosk managers how to handle the lamps, finance and respect the views and opinions of customers. This day can be remembered with a big smile as it was an interesting and successive educative good time. There was great cooperation from both the trainers and trainees which led to a successful distribution of more than 80 lamps of which have been currently rented out in Bonthe Island. The training was also a success because each member of the team is now capacitated enough to handle a solar lamp kiosks which is an incredible achievement considering the duration of the training.