Our Impact story | Gham Power

We have come far from where we started as a small solar enterprise in 2009. Over the years, we have helped thousands of households, hundreds of small – large enterprises access reliable, affordable and clean electricity through solar.

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Addressing the vital need for clean water in disaster relief situations, DayOne Response has developed one solution called the DayOne Waterbag. This is a 10-litre personal water purification unit that can be transported like a backpack. A closed system, which prevents contamination, it is designed specifically to be distributed after a disaster. It purifies 10 litres of water in 30 minutes, and is reusable so a family of four can have clean drinking water for up to 2 months.

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DayOne Response develops and supplies innovative solutions for disaster relief. One solution is the DayOne Waterbag, which is a lightweight reusable personal water treatment device that provides all the essential functions for water purification. According to co-founder Amy Cagle, DayOne Waterbags have been deployed in over 20 countries, and the company has provided over 7 million liters of clean water in less than a year.

How Solar Is Lighting the Way for Recovery in Nepal

Giri, who was born and raised in Nepal, is the CEO of Gham Power, a solar company that’s been operating in Nepal for the last five years. After the earthquake, Gham Power’s employees sprung into action to deploy solar power systems that could power lights and mobile charging stations for relief workers and the displaced.

Coordination Efforts to Provide Access to Energy Vital to Support Nepal’s Post-Earthquake Recovery

“We took everything in our stock – panels, batteries, lights – but very soon we realized this was just a drop in a bucket. We needed to form a coalition with others,” says Gham Power’s Chief Executive Officer Sandeep Giri describing the immediate relief efforts he and his staff put together when the earthquake shook Nepal on 25 April, 2015. Gham Power is a solar company based in Nepal that builds rural micro-grids and solar systems.