Let’s Light it Forward!: Jackie Lou Blanco, daughters make solar lamps for families without electricity

  • Jackie Lou Blanco and her daughters make handmade solar lamps
  • They joined the Liter of Light’s campaign to build solar lamps for impoverished communities
  • The handmade solar lamps can last up to 5 years and is also earth-friendly

Jackie Lou Blanco, along with her daughters Arabella and Rikki Mae, have participated in a project for making solar lamps.

Image Capture of Video by Jackie Lou Blanco via Instagram

The veteran actress joined the social challenge created by entrepreneur Illac Diaz. He is the founder of Liter of Light, the organization that has helped give bright lights to more than 140,000 homes nationwide. Since 2011, the group has been making lamps using recycled plastic bottles and other locally sourced materials.

On Instagram, Jackie Lou and her daughters Arabella and Rikki Mae showed the simple step-by-step procedure in creating solar lamps.

“So blessed to have been given this opportunity to help make Solar Lamps with my girls, @getyourfrikon and @aradabao for communities that have no electricity,” Jackie wrote.

“Thank you so [email protected] of @literoflight for reaching out. My girls and I are privileged to be part of your endeavor,” she added.

Jackie Lou went on to explain how important the project is and how it affects many impoverished households. She said that solar lamps are really beneficial because aside from being convenient, it is also earth-friendly.

She said, “Each hand-build solar light will last for the next five years, 12 hours a day, and reduce carbon emissions by 1000 kg!”

“Aside from helping villages to have electricity, we will also be helping our environment,” Jackie Lou added.

Image Capture of Video by Jackie Lou Blanco via Instagram

The actress tagged her other celebrity friends and urged them to participate in the project. She invited fellow actors Mariz Ricketts, Katrina Halili, Manilyn Reynes, Sunshine Dizon, Janine Gutierrez, Rayver Cruz, Sheena Halili, Dawn Zulueta and Raymond Lauchengco to help build more solar lamps for families.

Jackie Lou said, “I want to challenge my friends. Let us be the light to the darkness. Let’s Light it Forward!”

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