Thank you to all of our supporters! You helped us raise over $10,000 during 2013 to support improvements to our partner's workshops and secure a spot for STG on GlobalGiving. Read more about the project here (latest report available March 2014).
Volunteer opportunities available (Jan. 2014)! As we start a new year, STG is recruiting interested volunteers for key positions in business development, solar education, business structures, accounting, and more. The current round of applications closed Feb. 22, but please keep an eye out for more opportunities which will be made available on our website during March!
STG conducts specialized technical trainings, funded by UNDP GEF
(2/2014) Over 20 individuals were trained in computer aided design and use of STG's new computer-controlled machine tools during the last part of our UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme funded Solar Training Program. Participants came from the National University of Lesotho, the Government of Lesotho, regional technical schools, and local businesses.
STG completes installation of first CNC workshop in Lesotho!
(1/2014) The generous support of our funders enabled STG to open the first machine shop in Lesotho with computer-controlled machining capabilities, necessary for the manufacture of many specialized parts used in solar and other systems. The shop has a full suite of tools along with two milling machines (one CNC), a lathe, variable speed horizontal and vertical bandsaws, and a drill press. See updates and reports here: Solar Jobs & Energy for Health Clinics in Lesotho.