The 9 Focus Countries of the Initiative

The nine focus countries are: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Uganda and Zambia

EthiopiaBeninCôte d’IvoireGhanaMozambiqueNamibiaZambiaSenegalUganda

Featured Projects

Energy Generation trains solar technicians

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Supporting young entrepreneurs in West Africa Energy Generation provides 60 young apprentices with a promising professional future.

Energy cooperative empowers women

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The partners want to address, involve, qualify and integrate women in particular into the project.

Energy cooperatives to empower Ethiopian women

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A concept is being developed for the creation of an energy cooperative.

Electricity for IT rooms in five schools

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The organisation Pamodzi Ndi Ana equips schools with computers and photovoltaic systems. But it is not only the pupils who benefit from this.

Greenhouses create secure jobs for women

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Thanks to solar-irrigated greenhouses, solar cooling and innovative marketing, women farmers in northern Malawi can triple their income.

Solar system ensures light, water and productivity

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Just a few kilowatt hours of electricity improves the lives of around 1,800 villagers in Benin.

S4H Project: Solar Energy for Better Health Care

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Thanks to solar power, three health centers can adequately store medicines, sterilize equipment, and better care for pregnant women and newborns.

Keeping Vaccines Cool with Solar Power

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Three additional health centers are able to keep vaccines cold, making immunizations available to more people in northern Uganda.

Solar-cooled milk boosts income

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Solar-cooled milk containers are helping more dairy farmers become part of Zambia’s milk value chain.

Solar water pumps for Laikipia

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The project “Access to Solar Water Pumps in Laikipia,” implemented by SNV Netherlands Developmnt Organisation, aims to help remove obstacles in irrigation and raise awareness for the benefits of solar systems.

Solar Water Pumps Secure Harvests and Livelihoods

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Project strengthens irrigation systems and climate resilience of smallholder farmers in northern Tanzania.

Women and Young People Take Off

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In Senegal, women and young people are supported in implementing their business plans.