GravityLight: lighting for developing countries.

We have developed a realistic alternative to Kerosene lamps by harnessing the power of gravity. We need your help to make it happen.
Design
$399,590USD
raised of $55,000 goal
727%
0 time left
This campaign started on Dec 06 and closed on January 15, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
Fixed Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on January 15, 2013
Select a Perk
  • $10USD
    MILLIWATT

    Help us to get these first lights to Africa or India. You’ll get a sincere thank you from us on our website. You can tell your friends you contributed to this exciting project.

    392 claimed

  • $25USD
    DECIWATT

    Sponsors the manufacture & delivery of a GravityLight to a villager in the developing world. You will also receive a 'Gift of Light' pack with photos and updates and get a mention on our website.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    487 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $50USD
    KILOWATT - EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    In addition to sponsoring a GravityLight to a villager you get one yourself to use around home. You will also receive a 'Gift of Light' pack with photos and updates and get a mention on our website. Includes shipping to you anywhere in the world (shipping OUTSIDE of the USA or UK, please add $15)

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    100 out of 100 claimed

  • $50USD
    KILOWATT'S NEXT?

    This new perk sponsors further Research and Development into peripherals for GravityLight. Our aim is to develop a rechargeable battery insert, LED chain light, wired reading light and transistor radio. You'll also receive your own GravityLight to use around home. We'll email you our 'Gift of Light' pack which includes photos and updates of our trial. Includes shipping to the USA or UK (shipping elsewhere, please add $15)

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    1715 claimed

  • $60USD
    MEGAWATT

    In addition to sponsoring a GravityLight to a villager you get one yourself to use around home. You will also receive a 'Gift of Light' pack with photos and updates and get a mention on our website. Includes shipping to you anywhere in the world (shipping OUTSIDE of the USA or UK, please add $15)

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    1961 claimed

  • $100USD
    GIGAWATT

    In addition to sponsoring THREE GravityLights to villagers you'll get one yourself to use around home. You will receive a 'Gift of Light' pack with photos and updates and get a special mention on our website. We'll also send you an A4 photograph taken during research signed by Jim & Martin. Includes shipping to you anywhere in the world (shipping OUTSIDE of the USA or UK, please add $15)

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    1037 claimed

  • $500USD
    PETAWATT

    By popular request, we've added this new perk between Gigawatt & Terawatt. The 'Petawatt' sponsors help to conduct our trials, develop peripherals and contributes to the R&D for the MK2 GravityLight. You'll also receive your own GravityLight to use around home. We'll thank you on our website and email you our 'Gift of Light' pack which includes photos and updates of our trial. Includes shipping to the USA or UK (shipping elsewhere, please add $15)

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    19 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    TERAWATT - CORPORATE SPONSOR

    This really boosts our campaign by significantly sponsoring the whole project. It gets your name or logo printed onto EVERY GravityLight ballast bag unit sent to Africa or India. Every villager, every night will know you have played a part in changing their lives. You'll also get your very own GravityLight, receive a 'Gift of Light' pack with photos and updates and get a very special mention on our website. Includes everything!

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    5 claimed

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