Clean Power for Humanity, with partners Karen Education Department and Karen National Union, is excited to announce that K'law Gaw School will be the first school to receive solar system installation!
WHERE? K’law Gaw village is located in Eastern Myanmar, right over the Thailand Border. The closest town is Umphang, Tak Province, Thailand. Currently, K’law Gaw village does not have electricity, nor access to electricity.
WHO? The school serves over 121 students from grades one through nine. By installing the solar system, the teachers and students will be able to study, tutor, and prepare lesson plans from 9am until 9pm all year long. K’law Gaw school will also conduct night school for adults and continuing education classes and seminars for medical, school, and Karen Education Department staff.
WHAT? Clean Power for Humanity will provide 12 solar panels, along with frame, battery pack, controller, electrical panel, wires, and outlets, to power 24 LED classroom lights and fans to the 6 classrooms of K’law Gaw School.
DIRECT IMPACT? 121+ youth students from grades one through nine being able to study, tutor, and attend class during all hours and seasons of the year. One adult night class a week for 40 students. 9 teachers and 4 school staff members being able to construct lesson plans. Weekend training seminars for KED twice a month for 60 students. SAVINGS of 1 USD per month per household from not buying candles, which was half of monthly household income.