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In 2016, electrical engineering seniors Alejandra Huitron and Nicholas Supan designed educational lantern kits for Ghana. This summer, SCU Global Scholars Catherine Murray ’18 (mechanical engineering) and Nick Redfield ’18 brought the kits to Abenoa. This video tells the story.

For their Senior Design project last spring Alejandra Huitron '16 and Nicholas Supan '16 (electrical engineering) designed educational lantern kits with a solar charging system and lesson plans for assembly to teach high school students in Ghana how to bring lights into their homes. This summer, SCU Global Scholars Catherine Murray '18 (mechanical engineering) and Nick Redfield '18 (political science), supported by Bright Generation Community Foundation and SCU's Frugal Innovation Hub, took the Solar Lights project to Abenoa, Ghana. They installed a solar panel in the rural community and brought lantern kits to the teachers and schoolchildren. Watch this video of their experience bringing light to Ghana.

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