The road (and river) to Sarstun

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Our field test of the NowLights is now truly underway and we thought that you might enjoy seeing the route that they must take to reach the Sarstun communities of Guatemala. From Guatemala City it is a 5 or 6 hour trip on paved roads to Puerto Barrios. That’s literally the end of the road, … Read more

NowLights arrive in Guatemala

Deciwatt NowLight

The NowLights that we arranged to supply to students at the Ak’ Tenamit school in Sarstun, Guatemala arrived. But…. they are stuck in customs. Apparently it can take up to 3 weeks (!) for shipments to be released.

Field testing the NowLight

NowLight from Deciwatt

This is the NowLight from Deciwatt (; a human powered light and charging station for off-grid electricity. Viaduct Foundation ( has partnered with S.H.A.R.E. Agriculture Foundation ( to test the NowLight at the Ak’ Tenamit school ( in Sarstun, Guatemala. While waiting for TIES’s charity registration to come through from the CRA, we worked with … Read more