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Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021

$1 Million USD in Prizes

Calling All #TechForGood Startups

How can your early-stage innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems?

Litro de Luz

Litro de Luz

litrodeluz.org

 

The number of people living without access to electricity is 770 million (equivalent to the population of all EUROPE) and today, 3.7 Billion people have no internet access. Currently in Colombia there are 1710 villages that are still lit by candles in 2020. On top of that, more than 22 million Colombians do not have access to the Internet, this percentage rises to 40% of the population. Litro de Luz is a decentralized solar energy company that operates in rural areas and conflict or post conflict zones in Colombia and LATAM. We are the fastest, easiest and cheapest way to bring public lighting with WiFi internet to any place in the world. We are strategically aligned with sustainable development goals 7, 9, 10 and 11.