This camp-ready solar lantern was really designed for the developing world, where after dark illumination can provide huge cultural advantages.
The d.light S250 has provided bright, safe and affordable light for millions of people who do not have access to reliable electricity in over 40 countries. Certainly safer than open flames, this LED lamp can provide up to 12 hours of bright light and a 100-hour night light from a full day’s charge.
The S250 is a dual-purpose solar light and mobile phone charger. A surprising number of people in the developing world have cell phones for primary communications. A sturdy plastic housing protects the unit from dust, insects and water.
The S250 comes with a handy grip and a top strap to allow users to hang the unit from hooks or poles. It has four different light settings from bright to a low night light. Also charges from any AC/DC source and will charge various cell phones.
Ten percent of profits go to providing this lamps to people in need. You can also make a donation for persons in need. d.light also makes 2 smaller lamps including a nifty $12 solar desk lamp.