As some of you may have noticed, SoccerBlog.com has been a proud promoter of the Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF.org), a non-profit organization which is making a difference in Africa through bringing solar power to rural villages in developing countries. Specifically, we're gung-ho about their school projects in Eastern Cape Province, the birthplace of our hero Nelson Mandela.
The SolarWorld - SELF combo is also sponsoring a soccer program at Zwelenqaba with Micah Rose -
What could be cooler? Clean energy, soccer, and South Africa!
Eat your heart out, BP.
PS - Good news! SELF has been selected as a finalist in the Ashoka ChangeMaker contest for their Solar Market Garden work in Benin. Check it out, and vote for SELF here >>