How a Class 7 Indian-Origin Girl in Texas Raised Rs. 1.3 Lakh to Distribute Free LED Bulbs in Delhi

How a Class 7 Indian-Origin Girl in Texas Raised Rs. 1.3 Lakh to Distribute Free LED Bulbs in Delhi

This Class 7 student in the US raised funds to buy and distribute LED bulbs for free to poor people in India. This is the story of her determination to do something concrete for the future of the planet.

Small things can make a difference – provided all of us do our part. I am asking you to join me in the effort of replacing 77 crore incandescent bulbs in India with energy efficient LED bulbs. This will go a long way in reducing energy consumption and carbon emission along with the electricity bills of those who can least afford these bulbs. For the sake of India and for the sake of this planet, let’s all change our future, one bulb at a time.” – This is 13-year-old Meera Vashisht’s message to children of her age around the world. Read more

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