Tom Adamson
  • Male
  • Port-au-Prince
  • Haiti
  • MicamaSoley

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Customs Tariffs for Solar Lamps
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I have a business importing and distributing solar lamps in Haiti. Up until now I have been able to clear Customs by using the HS Code for solar panels (85.4140.00) which have a base tariff of 5%,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Johanna Diecker Jan 30, 2014.


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Name of your company or organization
Product distributor, Product retailer
South America
Describe your involvement and/or interest in off-grid lighting
My company imports and distributes solar lamps. We have sold over 120,000 lamps and SHS in the past 4 years.

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Campaign for the Elimination of Kerosene in Haiti

My organization, MicamaSoley, has been importing and distributing solar lamps in Haiti for a little over five years.  I have partnered with several NGOs to channel these lamps through existing networks.   Fonkoze, the largest MFI in Haiti, has given me access to their credit customers.  I work with CARE and their Village Savings and Loan Associations as well as smaller projects with other organizations.  We have been selling Lighting Global approved products starting with Barefoot Power then…


Posted on January 29, 2015 at 3:10am — 3 Comments

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At 9:09am on January 9, 2014, Evan Mills said…

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