Lighting a Million Lives (LaML) is an initiative to provide solar energy access to rural, un-electrified villages of Pakistan. Buksh Foundation has partnered with TERI (Technical and Energy Research Institute) India to expand on its project of Lighting a Billion Lives, which is currently running in South Africa, Uganda and Bangladesh. The project aims to light up the lives of a million people in Pakistan (LaML). In addition, it would generate permanent sources of income for the entrepreneurs. The project plans to reach out to 4,000 villages with a total of 1 million lives lightened by the end of 2017.
There are three different LaML models implemented in un-electrified areas as shown below: