4R Digital aims to launch affordable solar water pumps and irrigation kits in Kenya, with water equipment supplier partners Davis and Shirtliff.
Securing off-grid electricity supply for Curafa™ points of care for integrated healthcare services to improve sustainability and continuity of healthcare in underserved populations in rural areas.
Afya Research Africa is installing solar energy systems across its network of rural medical centres (Ubuntu-Afya Kiosks) and linked public health facilities.
Farm mechanisation is unaffordable and scarce for many rural smallholder farmers in East Africa. As a result, labour intensive activities like ploughing, threshing and milling are still largely done by hand.
BURN designs, manufactures, and sells affordable and energy-efficient clean cookstoves to low-income households in developing economies.
Congolese coffee company Café Kivu seeks to address this issue by sourcing, roasting, packaging and marketing the best coffees from the Kivu region of the DR Congo locally, thereby capturing most of the value addition processes at origin and fostering economic development in the country.
Through this PREO-funded project, ClearSky Power (CSP) aims to install photovoltaic powered drip irrigation (PVDI) systems at farms in Somaliland.
Ecobodaa is a Kenyan e-mobility start-up with a mission to provide affordable, electric motorcycle taxis to riders in Nairobi on a lease-to-own payment plan.
Equatorial Power, Mobilizing Electricity for Productive End Uses and Fishermen eMobility in Lake Victoria.
Good Nature Agro (GNA) aims to introduce solar-powered borehole and irrigation systems to allow farmers to take on new crops and grow their earnings.
Heifer International aims to transform the rural dairy value chain through the Solar for Sustainable Income in Dairy (SSID) project in Uganda.
Hinckley Associates, in collaboration with CMU and Fan Milk, is spearheading an initiative to produce second life lithium battery packs to power fridge-freezers in Nigeria’s cold chain sector.
Imara Tech is developing a portfolio of agricultural machines that can be powered by clean energy and used to establish profitable, income-generating businesses in off-grid areas.
Innovex is a technology company based in Uganda focused on embedded systems, connected devices, web and software development, and wireless communication technologies.
InspiraFarms is providing compact first mile cooling infrastructure to small scale farmers in Kenya.
Through this PREO-funded project, Koolboks aims to develop a sustainable business model for female fish traders in Nigeria by providing access to off-grid solar refrigerators.
LAGAZEL is the first company to manufacture solar lamps in Africa, providing a quality local solution to households that do not have access to electricity.
Lay Volunteers International Association (LVIA) is piloting access to innovative applications of solar energy for off-grid milk pasteurisation and cooling to generate sustainable livelihoods.
M-KOPA Solar aims test the economic viability of micro and small businesses in rural Kenya, through access to an affordable smartphone bundles with business management tools and low-cost internet connectivity.
Mobile Power’s battery platform allows 3-wheeled electric vehicle owners to rent a battery pack for transportation and freighting, thereby utilising mini-grid electricity for sustainable transportation.
OnePower (1PWR) is a solar power developer based in Lesotho with both on-grid and off-grid projects.
Roam (formerly operating as Opibus) is an electric mobility company with an ambitious goal: to electrify Africa one vehicle at the time.
PEG Africa plans to provide 160 solar-irrigation systems on credit to underserved smallholder farmers in Senegal to help improve the productivity of vegetable farms.
In Malawi, agriculture is mostly rain-fed. This reliance on one growing season and erratic rainfall results in unreliable yields and quality of produce.
REPARLE is developing an off-grid electrification project in Northern Uganda that uses hybrid solar and gasification solutions to turn agricultural residues into electricity for microgrids in rural refugee and host small-holder farming communities.
Simusolar is an agriculture equipment supplier focused on providing solar-powered products that have a direct and significant impact on productivity.
SokoFresh enables smallholder farmers to drastically reduce post-harvest loss and increase the value of their harvests, by unlocking access to off-grid cold-storage, value-add activities & better buyers through as-a-service models.
TRī is an early-stage electric mobility company offering affordable three-wheeled vehicles to professional drivers on a lease-to-own scheme.
VOLT-TERRA seeks to increase profitability of mini-grids in agricultural value chains by applying the cutting-edge KeyMaker Model (KMM).