If you can make a difference in the world with one click, would you? Vote for A Liter of Light

Wednesday, October 30, 2013


“My life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean. Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?” ~ David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

What if you can make a difference in someone's life, or better yet, to millions of people, just by voting through Face Book?

 I know what you're thinking, "It's another one of those Face Book voting awards!"

However, this time, your vote will help bring more light to communities around the world, especially in the poor neighborhood.


We take for granted the luxuries we are blessed to have. Other families don't even have access to basic needs such as light.

Illiac Diaz, a social entrepreneur, hopes to bring clean, affordable light to millions of homes in the Philippines and other under privileged areas using recycled plastic bottles. He's empowering people to create - be independent!


Here's the article written by Fred Sam Lazaro as publishedin PBS.org:

Filipino-Italian Illac Diaz began a project called Liter of Light to do two things in his home country: provide light to those who need it and recycle otherwise useless trash.

The project uses empty one liter soft drink bottles in numerous ways, most commonly filling them with water and a little bleach and fitting these into the tin-roofs across the slums of Manila and other places. The refraction brings light into these very dark dwellings, accomplishing electricity savings and re-using tons of plastic that would otherwise go to landfills or worse.


Now, you, too, can help make a difference just by Voting on Facebook  for the Liter of Light forthe Sustainia Awards! ( Remember: Oct 31, 2013 is the last day to vote!)



1) Log-in to your Facebook account.

2) LIKE the Sustainia page FIRST (on the right top hand corner)



2) Scroll down and you'll a short description of  "Liter of Light". Mark the VOTE box .

3) And if you feel like telling your friends to vote, Invite them to Like the Page.



This award is headed by Arnold Schwarzenegger and the chair of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Dr. Rajendra Pachauri.



Here are a few related articles about Illac Diaz III and the Liter of Light
A Liter of Light website
PhilStar: Changing the World, One Bottle At A Time

Dream BIG and keep smiling.


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