It is implemented by PepsiCo and the Liter of Light Foundation, in partnership with Hemmat Shabab Foundation for Development
In response to the ongoing power outage due to the emergency situation in the country, Hemmat Shabab foundation for development has launched the "liter of light - Yemen" project has been supported of PepsiCo, which supports such a project in many countries in the world that suffer from electricity shortages. Providing lighting for houses in need and unable to provide it. The project targets the neediest and poor areas in the Sana'a city. In the first phase, the project provided solar energy for 750 houses and 250 outdoor lighting poles for homes and streets in the areas of Wadi Ahmed, Madhbah and Al Sunayna as the most viable solution to provide a sustainable and inexpensive solution for lighting problems at the current stage. This will be followed by further phases of solar power delivery to more regions.
Litter of light 2
Litter of light project is one of the first projects in the field of relief and development, which has contributed greatly in providing lighting to poor families and areas where there is no lighting due to the conditions that have plagued Yemen since 2015 till now.
The first phase of the project contributed to the lighting of 750 houses and 250 external lighting for the street, while in the second phase, the project provided the lighting to 1143 houses and find opportunities for young volunteers to work and gain experience, where more than 65 young men and women participated in this project promoting the values of initiative and community partnership between the private sectors and community organizations in serving the Yemeni people.
Liter of light 3
After three years of armed conflict, most of the families living in Sana'a governorate are suffering from many economic and social problems, which led to the moving of many displaced families from different areas to Sana'a city searching for safety. One of the problems that these families suffer from is the basic lighting in the houses where they live. In this regard, PepsiCo, in cooperation with the Yemeni Industrial Projects Company and Hemmat Shabab Foundation for Development sought to provide the basic lighting needs for these displaced and poor families in Sana'a governorate through the third stage of Liter of Light. The humanitarian efforts provided by the project (liter of light) contributed to alleviate some of the suffering of the displaced and poorest by providing them with liter of light systems o(solar), which will help families to manage their lives in their homes easily and help schoolchildren study their lessons at home during the night.The number of beneficiaries at this stage is 4111.
Liter of light the fourth stage
As an extension of the tender march that PepsiCo International seeks to bring joy to the needy people by bringing light into their small homes through a liter of light project, which is implemented in Yemen by Hemmat Shabab Foundation in partnership with PepsiCo to implement liter of light project in Sana’a capital. After the great impact of the project through the three previous stages is the fourth stage of the project completes lighting the houses of displaced, destitute and the poorest families who do not have any means of home lighting since the beginning of 2015 in four directorates of the Capital Secretariat.
Liter of light, the fourth phase aims to provide a source of lighting for 556 poor and displaced families in five targeted areas are Bani Hawat, Habra, Asaba’een, Shumaila and Hael, this helps to ease the economic burdens on these families due to the daily purchase of energy source such as batteries and candles.
Liter of light, the fifth stage
Continuing the march of tender which PepsiCo International seeks for through liter of light project to bring the joy to the hearts of the neediest people through bringing light into their small homes, which is implemented in Yemen by Hemmat Shabab Foundation for Development in Sana’a capital.
After achieving the great success of the project through the previous four phases, now the project in its fifth stage, which will complete the lighting of the houses of the displaced, destitute and poorest families who live in uninhabitable shops or dwellings and do not have any means of household lighting since the beginning 2015 in four directorates of Capital Secretariat.
Liter of light, fifth stage aims to provide a source of light for 876 poor and displaced families in the Sana’a capital in 4 districts, which include several areas, namely Sinaina, Ksara, Mathbah, Shamlan, Asaba’een, Beit Mayad, ASa’eela, Naqum, 45 Street, Khawlan Street Al-Khafji, Al-Safia, Mujahid Street, Also, it aims to lessen the economic burdens on these families due to the daily purchase of energy source such as flashlight batteries, candles and lanterns.
At this stage, Liter of Light project targeted 6370 persons shaping 876 families including 1,828 male and female children, 2286 men and 2356 women. And the targeted families included 278 displaced families.