Power Up Gambia is a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing solar energy to healthcare facilities in The Gambia, a country located in West Africa. As Americans of the 21st century, a flip of the switch can illuminate a room instantly. It is not as easy, however, for the citizens of The Gambia. Candles serve as the only source of light in their hospitals. Without electricity, imagine how difficult it would be to perform a surgery. Power Up Gambia is here to solve these difficulties. Their mission is to provide reliable energy and water to the hospitals in The Gambia using solar energy.