Liter of Light is a global, grassroots movement commited to providing affordable, sustainable solar light to people with limited or no access to electricity.


Through a network of partnerships around the world, Liter of Light volunteers teach marginalized communities how to use recycled plastic bottles and locally sourced materials to illuminate their homes, businesses, and streets.

Liter of Light has installed more than 350,000 bottle lights in more than 15 countries and taught green skills to empower grassroots entrepreneurs at every stop.

Liter of Light's open source technology has been recognized by the UN and adopted for use in some UNHCR camps. Liter of Light is the proud recipient of the 2016 St. Andrews Prize for the Environment, the 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize, and a winner of the 2014-2015 World Habitat Award.


Liter of Light Philippines

Liter of Light Philippines is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to telling the story of more than one billion people around the world who suffer from the debilitating effects of energy poverty. Our chapter coordinates and supports the global work of Liter of Light while developing educational programs to promote engagement and participation.

Active Chapters

  • 15

  • 145k

    Households in PH
  • 353k

    Homes Worldwide

Through social media and community replication, our movement has spread; 145,200 households in the Philippines, and 353,600+ homes in over 15 countries with main offices in Philippines, USA, and Colombia. Women's cooperatives now operate building the Liter of Light @Night lights in the Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Colombia.


Awards and Recognition