DONATE Lighting for hospitals

In an era where a Doctor needs many exams before performing a diagnostic, there are still parts of the world where the most important action in that process is not available: To See

How do you deliver safely a Baby at 3 AM in the darkness? And you are in a Hospital…

Vianne is equipping rural Hospitals with lighting powered by solar electricity so that day or night, with little or non-existing electrical grid, the Hospital care givers can See, and perform lifesaving actions for their patients.

Example of rural hospital with setup for lighting only in rural Cameroon

240 Watts system, with 4.5 days battery autonomy*, cost 6,700 USD

An example of what Vianne does for a rural Hospital lighting with solar electricity:

Main building

  • Reception room: 1 lamp** of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Hospital manager's office: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Consultations: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Pharmacy: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Family planning: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 2 hours use per day
  • Pharmacy: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 2 hours use per day
  • Laboratory: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 2 hours use per day
  • Outdoors - main entrance: 1 lamp of 11 watts for 10 hours use per day

Maternity section

  • Delivery room: 1 lamp of 11 watts for 4 hours use per day
  • Waiting ward: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 4 hours use per day
  • Maternity room: 1 lamp of 11 watts for 4 hours use per day
  • Outdoors - main entrance: 1 lamp of 11 watts for 11 hours use per day

Hospitalization Section

  • Hospitalization room women: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Hospitalization room men: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Hospitalization room children: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Nursery ward: 1 lamp of 7 watts for 3 hours use per day
  • Outdoors - main entrance: 1 lamp of 11 watts for 10 hours use per day

*All lights are efficient high CFL Lights: a 7 watt CFL lamp is the equivalent of 60 watts incandescent lamp

**Consecutive cloudy days when sun does not power the system and it runs solely on batteries

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Lighting in a rural hospital


This young nurse turns on the light in a pre natal room in rural Hospital in Babungo

This system was applied in Babungo Hospital in Cameroon in August 2015 from a donation by a family.