The first shipment of donated HANS PowerPacks and Solar BriefCases has been distributed to struggling families in need of electricity. Join the Energize-Mobilize: Puerto Rico Campaign to support more Puerto Ricans still living without reliable power.
The Billions in Change Foundation has launched Energize-Mobilize: Puerto Rico, a public campaign to bring off-the-grid mobile electricity to the island through both cash contributions and in-kind donations of portable energy devices, namely the HANS™ PowerPack 300 and the HANS™ Solar BriefCase 60.
by Mukesh Adhikary
“I don’t believe in making excuses, you should not make excuses if you want to do something,” said billionaire philanthropist Manoj Bhargava during an event in New Delhi where he unveiled his latest innovation to help rural India.
We recently released Billions in Change 2, a follow-up to our original documentary and an update on what we’ve been working on over the past couple of years. Already the trailer has had over 100 million views.
THE TIMES OF INDIA
Indian-American philanthropist Manoj Bhargava sees electricity as an enabler. It can help people make a living and “solve some of the biggest problems faced by the rural poor in India”, says the world famous billionaire.
by Karan Kaushik
On August 15, 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a promise to the nation. Speaking from the Red Fort, the PM had said 18,500 villages, which till then had no access to electricity, will be electrified within 1000 days. This Independence Day, he said that more than 14,000 of these villages have been electrified.
by Derek Markham
The HANS Solar Briefcase and PowerPack systems do double duty by supporting the Billions in Change movement.
Indian American Entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava’s New Documentary Shows How Lives in Rural India are Being Changed by Innovative Techniques
Every single one of us has the same basic needs: lights, health, water. Yet half the world lives without these fundamentals. We have solutions that could help a billion people, reads the blurb of “Billions in Change 2,” a follow-up to the 2015 documentary film, “Billions in Change,” which chronicled the philanthropy of Indian American entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava.
PERMACULTURE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
by Jessi Gowan
Revitalizing dead soil can be done in just one planting season, thanks to Shivansh farming. Rural farmers can use whatever materials are available to them to restore their livelihoods – lowering their costs and increasing their yields.
CHRONICLE OF PHILANTHROPY by Manoj Bhargava One of the biggest fallacies of philanthropy is the expectation that money will solve everything and that more money equals greater results. Trillions of dollars are spent globally on social…