Customers who purchase d.light lanterns will experience the following benefits:
d.light lanterns can completely eliminate the need for kerosene lanterns in households. The cost savings for customers can be significant, as families may spend 10 to 25 percent of their monthly income on kerosene oil. For a typical farmer or shopkeeper, d.light products will pay for themselves in as few as two months, meaning customers will save money every week for years to come.
Better study environment
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Healthy and safe homes
Kerosene lamps are a key contributor to indoor air pollution, which is documented to have disastrous health effects, ranging from tuberculosis to cancer. Kerosene lanterns have also caused countless deaths by ingestion, burn injuries and related complications, and fatal fires. At a minimum, kerosene users experience diminished eyesight and visual health. d.light lanterns are extremely safe and use super-bright LEDs that do not emit any pollutants.
Reduction in carbon emissions
According to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory research, the annual greenhouse gas emissions from fuel-based lighting in developing countries is nearly 200 million tons. A single kerosene lamp emits nearly half a ton of CO2 over a lifetime of 5 years (UNFCCC). Every d.light lantern purchased can completely replace one or more kerosene lamps, contributing to global carbon emissions reductions on the scale of hundreds of thousands of tons.