Last Mile Learning: paper cut – digitizing data with Taroworks

It’s time to conduct a field survey in rural Nigeria and you have a list of 50 questions to ask participants across several communities. Paper surveys, with high printing costs, unreadable handwriting, lost questionnaires, and long data input timelines – have long challenged researchers. Thankfully, there’s a better way. Many companies and non-profits have now…

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Spotlight: investing in local leadership

Ansila Evans Makupa is an entrepreneur at heart. Growing up in Tanzania’s bustling commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, she helped her mother manage the family poultry business. “I grew up with all these experiences from watching her. I saw how helpful business was for her – she was able to send us to school and…

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Job Opportunity – Business Development Associates, Nigeria

Locations Delta, Lagos, Kebbi states Position The Business Development Associate is responsible for recruiting, training and supporting a network of women entrepreneurs (“Solar Sister Entrepreneurs”) in a defined region. The Business Development Associate is responsible to oversee assist and guide the Solar Sister Entrepreneurs in growing and developing their small business or business ventures to…

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Job Opportunity – Sales Associates, Nigeria

Position The Sales Associates will be based in Lagos and FCT Abuja and report directly to the Solar Sister Nigeria Country Manager. Their job is to create and manage a portfolio of customers interested in larger installations of Solar Home Systems whose sales will further Solar Sister’s brand recognition and the market’s trust in solar…

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Last Mile Learning: the social in social enterprise

As a social enterprise, Solar Sister uses a market-driven approach, combining donor investment and earned revenues from product sales, to reach the most people at the least cost. Because Solar Sister focuses on last mile distribution, in remote, off-grid communities where costs are high but impact is transformative, our model also requires external investment. We…

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Job Opportunity – Business Development Associate, Bauchi, Nigeria

*This position is part of Solar Sister’s new High Impact Humanitarian Initiative to Support Rehabilitation Efforts in North-Eastern Nigeria* Position The Business Development Associate, Special Project, is responsible for recruiting, training and supporting a network of women entrepreneurs (“Solar Sister Entrepreneurs”) in the region. The Business Development Associate is responsible to oversee assist and guide Solar…

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Job Opportunity – Admin Assistant, Bauchi, Nigeria

*This position is part of Solar Sister’s new 12-month High Impact Humanitarian Initiative to Support Rehabilitation Efforts in North-Eastern Nigeria* Position Solar Sister is seeking highly motivated and experienced Administrative Associate for its Nigeria operations. The Administrative Associate will play a key role in Solar Sister’s Bauchi office, reporting to the Administrative Manager in Lagos and…

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Job Opportunity – Project Manager, Bauchi, Nigeria

Position The Special Project Manager will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing Solar Sister’s “High Impact Humanitarian Initiative to Support Rehabilitation Efforts in North-Eastern Nigeria” in Bauchi State. The overarching goal is to empower women by introducing Solar Sister’s sustainable energy driven livelihood opportunity to women in the state. Through an innovative and practical…

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Last Mile Learning: do incentives work?

While bringing new women into Solar Sister’s network is critical for reaching more people with clean energy, we know that our goals for impact and sustainability cannot be achieved without existing entrepreneurs growing their businesses. In March and April 2018, our Nigeria team tested different types of incentives to assess effective means for encouraging sales…

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PRESS RELEASE: Women Must Drive Sustainable Energy Access in Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria – On June 12, 2018, Solar Sister, in collaboration with the Solar Nigeria Programme will host a workshop to highlight the need for more meaningful inclusion of women in clean energy access value chains and policies. Solar Sister will also launch new research from the Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

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