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

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.

Key Positions for Women Engineers

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Female engineers gain access to Benin’s energy institutions, countering gender inequality.

On One Map: Making Solar Projects and Expertise More Visible

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With trainings of maintenance staff and a mapping of connected systems, ProREU wants to strengthen the solar market in Uganda’s north.

Microcredits Facilitate the Purchase of Solar Systems

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With the help of adapted microcredits, small-scale farmers take energy supply into their own hands.

Solar Cooperative – Growing Faster Together

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Ugandan solar companies organise themselves in a cooperative to benefit from each other.

Training of Technicians for PV Systems

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With trained solar technicians, Ethiopia can use the sun as an energy source.

Young Malians Learn About Renewable Energy

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Renewable energy as well as sales and maintenance of technical systems open up futures for young trainees.

Using Solar Power in Coffee Production

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Using solar drying systems, Kenya’s coffee farmers can improve the quality of beans, reduce labour input and achieve higher prices.