Projects

The Pahari and Chakar Fields Solar Village Project

In the September of 2017 Solar Village Project brought light and power to 2 new villages in India. The first village is called Chakar Fields in Bihar located near the other 3 solar village projects already implemented there.  The second village is called Pahari was our first solar village project in the state of Uttar…

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The Sahel and Littoral Solar Village Projects

In February of 2016 we expanded our mission into Senegal, implementing the Cisse Masse Solar Village Project, bringing light and power to over 300 people and all 50 homes in the village. Now we are preparing to return to Senegal again, this time with a much more ambitious plan to bring light and power to…

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The Rangpur Solar Village Project, Bihar India

In the Spring of 2016 Solar Village Project implemented our 4th full scale project in the village of Rangpur located in Bihar, India. Rangpur village has 200 homes without access to electricity. Just like all of our previous projects each home in Rangpur received their own Solar Home Lighting System bringing much needed light and…

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Cisse Masse Solar Village Project In Senegal Africa

In Feb. 2016 the Solar Village Project implemented our first project in Africa. The village of Cisse Masse in northern Senegal is home to approximately 350 living in 65 homes without access to any electricity. Just like the other villages Solar Village Project has worked with every home in Cisse Masse received their own individual…

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The Kihare Village Project

In June 2015, we successfully completed the Kihare Solar Village Project. Kihare is located 10 miles from Gauterine the location of our first project.  The inhabitants of Kihare were too financially challenged to afford the $50 cost for a basic solar home-lighting system in their homes. The village as a whole has never had the…

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A Brief History of Previous Projects and Activities

The Solar Village Project arose from several projects undertaken by board members Sunil Sharma and Joe Kselman. After a serendipitous meeting in 2012 as tour guide and tourist, the pair quickly became friends. Joe visited Sunil’s village and noticed the striking lack of a power source in the adjacent village of Gauterine. Sharing similar interests…

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The Rangpur Solar Village Project

In April of 2016 board members Joe Kselman and Cristeen Kselman traveled to Bihar, India to implement the Rangpur Solar Village Project.  This is their story as written by Joe Kselman. My wife Cristeen and I arrived in Delhi on April 25th around 1 a.m. Although it was April the extreme heat that India is…

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