SOLAR SISTER ENTREPRENEUR LEVINA – HER BUSINESS GROWS!

Unpublished | Drafted 2015/09/21 | Source: Facebook | Congrats to Solar Sister Entrepreneur Levina from the Kandaga Village in Tanzania  for the growth of her Solar Sister business! When she first signed on as a Solar Sister, she would sell products one or two at a time. She recently purchased 12 products for her business, including…

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SOLAR SISTER ENTREPRENEUR LEVINA – HER BUSINESS GROWS!

How does a business that starts with one woman and one light grow to bring light, hope, and opportunity to all? Congrats to Solar Sister Entrepreneur Levina from the Kandaga Village in Tanzania  for the growth of her Solar Sister business! When she first signed on as a Solar Sister, she would sell products one or…

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What is a Social Enterprise?

Solar Sister is a “social enterprise” — but what does that really mean? It means we want to create a solution to energy poverty that is long-lasting, sustainable, and driven by our customers and entrepreneurs. So each dollar you donate to Solar Sister is invested in more than a piece of technology — it’s also…

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Women as Partners: Climate Solutions

“Women are living on the front lines of climate change and are ready to be active partners in dealing with climate change. If the international community is serious about addressing climate change, it must recognize women as a fundamental part of the climate solution.” –Professor Wangari Maatchai Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Global Women’s Climate Justice:…

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Dreamweaver: To

Unpublished | Drafted 2015/09/28 | Source: Facebook “Today I visited Anebo Rose and Anayo Rhoda my Solar Sister Entrepreneurs. We went through the Dream-weaver training and I was amazed by Rose. Her dream is to build a house and have capital to secure a stall for fish in the market. Her target is 500,000 shillings by December….

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#iamsolarsister

Unpublished | Drafted 2015/09/28 | Source: Facebook   “While onboarding our newest Solar Sister Staff Naomi and Doreen, I was overjoyed as I watched them confidently engage in pipeline conversations with the staff of Masaka Parents School and Blessed Sacrament Kimanya Secondary School.I noticed that both of them are confident, good listeners and connect easily with…

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What is a Social Enterprise?

Unpublished | Drafted 2015/09/28 | Source : Facebook Solar Sister is a “social enterprise” — but what does that really mean? It means we want to create a solution to energy poverty that is long-lasting, sustainable, and driven by our customers and entrepreneurs. So each dollar you donate to Solar Sister is invested in more…

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Development in Tanzania

Unpublished | Drafted 2015/09/28 | Source: Facebook Solar Sister believes that everyone, everywhere should have the sustainable energy they need to build a prosperous life. The beauty of Solar Sister is that our entrepreneurs and our customers get to choose to invest in what that life looks like to them. For Mrs. Robby in Tanzania,…

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BILL CLINTON HIGHLIGHTS SOLAR SISTER IN “INSIDE IMPACT” FILM

In spring 2015, President Bill Clinton visited Solar Sister in Karatu, Tanzania to learn about clean energy access from our network of Solar Sister Entrepreneurs. We’re pleased to announce that footage from his visit is highlighted in the virtual reality film, “Inside Impact: East Africa,” available here and by clicking the image below!  “In a village…

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THE STATE OF LIGHTING IN AFRICA

It’s been a big year for Solar Sister; we are entering our 6th year of operation, we have programs up and running in Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria, and 2015 was declared the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies by the United Nations General Assembly. Very often these dedications of years by the United Nations…

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