Posts Tagged ‘ Kenya ’

Sunnymoney Micro-Franchising Project

Mar 14th, 2009 | By John Waller | Category: Solar-Aid, Sub-Saharan Africa

Sunnymoney is the name given to SolarAid’s innovative solar products. It gives small-scale solar entrepreneurs in Kenya the means to earn an independent income – and help eradicate the use of harmful kerosene. Why support Sunnymoney? Sunnymoney is a means for people to lift themselves out of poverty. By offering solar micro-franchisees training in business [...]

Solar power takes off in Kenya

Jun 17th, 2008 | By John Waller | Category: Solar PV, Sub-Saharan Africa

In rural Kenya, where there is no electricity, solar systems have proven popular with small-scale businesses and farms, where it is used to power water pumps and lighting. Solar energy is cheap compared to electricity because, once the necessary equipment has been installed, there is no additional monthly charge. Additionally solar systems require little maintenance, [...]