THE LIVES OF THE ONES THAT NEED IT THE MOST
Our goal as the foundation Energy For Refugees (EfR) is to alleviate energy poverty of people seeking asylum and shelter by using sustainable energy technologies. The benefits for people living in refugee camps are immediate: They can sleep feeling safe, their children have the lights on at night so they can keep up with their education, and they are able to call their families and loved ones to let them know they are on their way to a better, safer life.
Next to that, we aim to reduce the dependency of refugee camps on external parties in order to make the camps more autonomous while engaging the camp residents in helping to set up the systems.
Last but not least, this endeavour leads to a reduction in CO2 emissions of refugee camps which are less dependent on the use of diesel generators.
A picture is worth a 1000 words
In the past two years we have worked on two different projects, one in the Kara Tepe camp and another in the Moria camp, in Greece. If you have supported us in the past or just want to take a look at the work we have done so far, click on the link below.
Each year we plan and execute the project during the summer period. This year we are aiming higher and are working on two projects. Follow the link below to know what we're up to this year!
Get to Know Us
EfR is run by TU Delft students who put their engineering skills to use for people in vulnerable conditions in refugee camps.
The team consists of students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
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