ASSCOD Illuminates Lives of Tribal Communities by Providing Solar lights:

Join us as we share a series of inspiring impact stories highlighting the transformative power of solar lighting distributed to tribal communities by ASSCOD, with generous support from Schneider electric. Over the past two years, this initiative has brought light to homes and hope to hearts, improving the quality of life for thousands.

In the Year 2022-2023:
1,550 Solar Lights Distributed with the unwavering support of Schneider Electric, successfully across various districts in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. This initiative marked a significant milestone in our mission to provide sustainable and reliable lighting solutions to those in need.

In Tamil Nadu a total of 1050 lights were distributed for the tribal families who do not have proper access to electricity in various districts like Chengalpattu,Coimbatore, Dharmapuri,Dindivanam,Kanchipuram,Nilgiris, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvallur,Thriuchirapalli and in Karnataka a total of 500 lights were distributed in districts like Yelandur and Hanur.

In the Year 2023-2024:
Continuing our journey of empowerment, another 1,500 solar lights were distributed . This ongoing effort showcases our dedication to ensuring that every home in these communities can enjoy the benefits of clean, renewable energy.

In Tamil Nadu a total of 1500 lights were distributed for the tribal families to various districts like Thiruvannamalai,Nilgiris,Trichy,Karur,Chengalpattu, Nilgiries,Villupram,Kallakurichi,Ariyalur, Thiruvallur.


  • The children of the tribal family can now study after dark, leading to better educational outcomes.
  • Communities feel safer with welllit surroundings, reducing the risk of accidents and deterring wildlife.
  • Extended hours of light allow for more productive time, supporting local businesses and household chores.
  • Reduced reliance on kerosene lamps has decreased respiratory issues, leading to healthier lives.

Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
This project significantly contributes to several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy: By providing access to solar lighting, the project promotes the use of clean and renewable energy.
SDG 4: Quality Education: Improved lighting conditions enable children to study after dark, enhancing educational outcomes.
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being: The reduction in kerosene lamp usage decreases respiratory illnesses, promoting better health.
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities: Safer and well-lit communities contribute to more sustainable and resilient living conditions.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Schneider Electric for their generous contribution and unwavering support. Their commitment to sustainability and community development has been instrumental in making this project a reality.