Approximately 1.3 billion people do not have access to electricity. Light Up The World (LUTW) is a Canadian non-profit organization focused on the principle that access to energy changes lives. Access to renewable energy creates a healthy and safe home environment, enhances opportunities for education and contributes to economic development by increasing disposable income and encouraging entrepreneurship. With a focus on training local technicians and developing the capacity of local services providers, LUTW builds partnerships so that communities are empowered to move towards a more sustainable future.