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Super efficient Personal Solar Power Station to charge your iPad, iPhone or any other smart phone. With excellent reading light.
5,622 backers pledged $419,472 to help bring this project to life.

Sneak preview of your WakaWaka Power

Posted by Camille van Gestel (Creator)

Time for an update on the production of the WakaWaka Power, distribution of the donated Lights to Haiti and the shipment of your rewards. 

Production on scedule

With the testing phase behind us, production of the WakaWaka Power is right on schedule. We have now started producing the 'Powers' in large quantities, so if all goes well, we’ll be able to send you your rewards in May. Just as planned. 

Distribution in Haiti

The support of all our backers and the massive success of the 'buy one, give one' crowdfunding campaign (and pre-sales on has resulted in 12.000 WakaWaka Lights for Haitian families living without electricity. A masterplan on the distribution of these free Lights in Haiti is beginning to take shape. We've reached an agreement with a total of 22 small, medium sized and larger NGO’s that will be helping us to distribute the lamps in such a way that maximum impact will be realized. Full-scale distributions is planned to start in June and we’ll be traveling there ourselves to make sure the lights get to where they are needed the most. If you want to know more about Haiti and the donated solar lights check our website. 

Ready to confirm your pledge?

In the upcoming weeks we’ll send you a confirmation of your pledge. If you have changes to make to your mailing address, please do so after you received this confirmation. 

Below a sneak preview of one of the first batches of test models waiting for the sun to rise at WakaWaka HQ :)

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      Tino de Rijk on

      Well.... I must say I am a bit disappointed. I live in Holland, so my WakaWaka power should have arrived last week. But it didn't. And also no response from the WakaWaka people on my E-mail...
      It must be VERY busy, but I really hope that "extra people hired to answer problems" as mentioned in this update will deal with my mail, and sort out what happened to my delivery to Holland....

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      David Dannenfelser on

      Looking forward to the WW for my Grand Canyon trip. You guys are doing something awesome for Haiti and I commend you all!

    3. Camille van Gestel 2-time creator on

      @whitecat: absolutely!

    4. Theobeau:OOoE\Mad man with a box/Exiled on

      This is a great update. Good news for Haiti and good news for backers.

      Personally hope to receive my Waka b/f I travel overseas to work as it save a whole bunch of space in my luggage !

    5. Leetcat on

      Are we going to see pic's of you giving them away?

    6. JDL: Operative - on

      The sneak preview looks like a vanguard.

    7. Michael Anderson on

      Thank YOU, Gus! Didn't know it was that simple. :-}

    8. Camille van Gestel 2-time creator on

      @Sean Mury: this is only for aesthetical reasons. We discussed this with our designer and came to the conclusion that this looked a bit cooler.

    9. Rand Chua TL on

      Hopping to see a new update soon with new pictures.

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      Sean Mury on

      these show a matte black screen and the original showed a glass shiny screen. I was wondering what changed? I don't mind whatever kind of screen as long as it works but I am intrigued!

    11. Diana Donofrio on

      @Michael Anderson
      if you click on the "Your response" link in your pledge on the right side of this screen, it will show you your response.

    12. Michael Anderson on

      Is there some way for me to make sure I opted for the green Power? I seem to remember I did, but lack certainty. I have the yellow WakaWaka & wanted to be sure I can easily distinguish them, plus I like the green. Thank YOU! Michael Anderson

    13. K.Ridderbos on

      Excellent job. Keep up the good works.
      Maybe picture of the green version is possible soon?
      You may WakaWaka me anytime. :-)

    14. Camille van Gestel 2-time creator on

      @Marie-Andree Poisson and Scott Perkins: Don't you think this is a great pic? We were so excited to see these first prototypes! At the moment I don't have new photo's on the subjects you asked for specifically, but when we get cool new photo's in we'll definitely post it on our FB and, if we have something to update you on, in a KS update!

    15. Scott on

      Marie-Andre, are you saying that this photo is from over five weeks ago? Interesting and you're correct something more recent would be nice, but as long as I get my WWPs on schedule with the performance indicated, I'm good. I'm pleased that things are moving along well for you (and us) all.

    16. Marie-Andree Poisson

      No new photos from testing or production? This one date back to february 13th (as seen in Facebook)?.

    17. Gary Lim on

      Looking great!

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    19. Kelvin Tong on

      Waka waka...waka...waka waka waka...waka waka waka waka waka... Waka waka :)