sam goldmanMeet Sam Goldman, the ultimate social entrepreneur!

A returned Peace Corps volunteer in Benin who grew up in Mauritania, Pakistan, Peru, India and Rwanda, he studied biology and environmental studies in Canada and received his MBA from Stanford.
He just launched d.light design, the social venture that received best honors at the recent Global Social Venture Competition held at Berkeley.

Watch Sam as he explains his ambitious goals and describes his a-ha moment: “My neighbor’s son in Benin was badly burned by a kerosene lamp. I want to provide a source of light that is safe and cheap.”

And read let there d.light, his new blog on Social Edge.