Project description and Objective: The Kwantlen Students Ghana Portable Solar Lantern Project is a student-led initiative to create, assembly, and supply affordable, environmentally-friendly and sustainable solar-powered portable lanterns for donation to rural communities in Ghana. The goal is to provide light to village students to enable them to complete their homework and other school assignments. The project, which will use low cost technology, will be undertaken by students in Professor Charles Quist-Adade’s Social Justice in Local and Global Contexts (Soci 2311) class at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
The project will be carried out with the collaboration of the Ghanaian-Canadian Association of British Columbia (GCABC), African Education through Technology (Afretech), and the Canada-African Foundation for Rural Education (CANAFRE).
The proposed project will afford Kwantlen students a unique opportunit to learn and participate in Global citizenship, while honing their skills in colloborative, praxis-oreinted work in their respective areas of study.
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