Solar Sister - Solar Lamp Distribution Project

Solar Sister

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Solution Overview & Benefits

Solar Sister trains and supports women to deliver clean energy directly to homes in rural African communities. They provide essential services and training that enable women entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses in their own communities. The Solar Sister Team recruits, trains, and supports new entrepreneurs and supplies them with durable, affordable, solar-powered products and clean cookstoves. Next, Solar Sister Entrepreneurs earn income through selling products directly to people without power. Lastly, communities benefit from the positive financial, educational, and health impacts of clean energy solutions.

History & Development

Solar Sister currently operates in Nigeria and Tanzania, with plans to expand to other countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. Cumulatively, they have recruited, trained, and supported over 5,000 clean energy entrepreneurs, and reached over 1.7 million end-users with off-grid clean energy technologies.


Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Sub-Saharan Africa
Available online: yes
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: No

Additional Information

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