Liter of Light at the United Nations Forum on Climate Change

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Last December 6, the Philippines showcased how it pioneered the biggest grassroots solar lighting campaign to the world.

MyShelter Foundation’s Executive Director, Illac Diaz, flew to Durban, South Africa for the United Nations Forum on Climate Change to present the story of the Liter of Light program in the Philippines. He was joined by Mr. Demitrio Bukas, who proudly talked about how he was able to light up 8,000 homes in San Pedro Laguna.

UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon and several world leaders were present in the conference.

This was made possible by the incredible support of the City Government of San Pedro, Laguna, headed by Vice Mayor, Norvic D. Solidum, Pepsi-Cola Products, Philippines, Inc., Bosch Philippines, Stream Global Services, Zonrox Bleach, Super Vulcaseal, BBDO Guerrero, RedMedia Solutions, Inc., E-Stylize Digital Marketing Consultancy, BrandAide, Inc. and ADoBO Magazine.