Solar for Africa Blog
The electric light bulb was invented in the 19th century, yet here we are in the 21st with over 600 million people in Africa forced to light their homes with dangerous, outdated, technologies such as candles and kerosene lamps. This is unacceptable for so many reasons. This site is all how the pico-solar revolution is changing the situation.

Posts Tagged ‘kenya

‘Electrifying Africa: Beyond the Grid’

March 1, 2013

We’re thrilled to say that BBC Radio 4 are covering the work of SunnyMoney in their upcoming ‘Costing the Earth’ radio programme ‘Electrifying Africa: Beyond the Grid,’ which will be broadcast on Tues 5 March  at 15.30 GMT and again on Wed 6 March  at 21:00 GMT. Click on the photo of our very own Solar Roller […]

We want your brains!

December 15, 2012

For an opportunity to run our exciting new innovations unit, SunnyMoney Brains, read on! At SunnyMoney, we are always getting bright ideas about how we can increase access to electricity for people living ‘off the electricity grid.’ This year, after years of effort, I’m pleased to say that we are getting quite good selling lots […]

SunnyMoney Progress April – June 2012

August 9, 2012

In April this year, SunnyMoney agreed a business plan in which we aim to sell 312,109 solar lights across Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia (Compared with 51,811 last year). Quite a challenge, but this is what our BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) – to eradicate the kerosene light from Africa by the end of this […]

Visit to Bomet District, Kenya

June 7, 2012

Yesterday I joined the SunnyMoney Kenya team in Bomet District to see how they were getting on with their Student Lights Campaign, which is hoping to sell 1500 lights this week. It was great to see such enthusiasm for solar lights, with people stopping each other in the streets to show off and chat about […]