|Type||International Development charity|
|Product(s)||Solar lamps, lanterns and home-systems|
|Focus(es)||Solar market catalysation|
SolarAid is an international development charity which is working to create a sustainable market for solar lights in Africa. The organisation's aim is to reduce global poverty and climate change. SolarAid wholly owns an African social enterprise, SunnyMoney, the largest seller of solar lights in Africa. SolarAid was founded by Solarcentury, a solar energy company based in the UK.
Aims and Focus
SolarAid aims to eradicate the kerosene lamp from Africa by 2020 through the creation of a sustainable market for solar lights. The charity's social enterprise, SunnyMoney, operates in East Africa, in Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania and Malawi. A pilot project has also been conducted in Senegal in West Africa.
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