MASIH aims to educate Indonesian rural communities on the benefits of shifting away from open wood burning and provide affordable financing options to purchase clean cook stoves that can reduce the impact of wood burning or that utilizes alternative fuel options.
Lubuto Energy brings affordable, reliable solar lighting to families in poor communities who are not connected to national electricity grids and are using harmful fumes for lighting.
Sauti ya Mama is a high impact social enterprise that aims to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMCTC) of HIV by ensuring ART adherence by HIV-positive expectant mothers.
Empower Energy identifies village-level entrepreneurs and provides them with a solar-powered charging station which gives rural customers access to LED lights and mobile phone charging.
The team will collaborate with local health centers to provide VMMC services and improve access to the procedure in hard to reach areas of Rwanda.
The Oninku Health Foundation is a new venture that seeks to address the occurrence of postpartum hemorrhage in rural communities of Ghana through training of traditional birth attendants.
Waste and Energy Technologies (WETECH) limited proposes to distribute solar lamps through an innovative, sustainable, and scalable model that will help all Malawians access clean lighting.
Local Links promotes renewable energy products through community-based rural financial services structures, known as savings groups. These groups form Local Links target market in rural Uganda and are a platform for the business model.
A mobile-accessible platform containing pre-developed video and audio content meant to teach farmers in Ghana the most relevant practices to increase farm yields and incomes.
NA Energy Solutions Limited is a social enterprise in Ghana with the aim of distributing energy saving cook stoves.
ElleSolarie is the first women-led, pay-as-you-go clean energy distribution network in West Africa.
Rahwa is a community-based organization that strengthens maternal and child healthcare in rural Eritrea.
Their team will establish relationships with rural based farm input traders (agro dealers) and associations as outlets in Malawi so that farmers can easily access PICS bags instead of relying on central shops.
Mukuru Clean Stoves will partner with local women groups to educate the community on the impacts of household air pollution and sell cook stoves in the most popular local markets in Kenya.
Con-Com will utilize the network of home based care workers (HBCs) who currently work on HIV treatment to help ensure that more women living in rural areas of Tanzania are screened for cervical cancer.
The Safe Passage team will train 100 Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) during the initial pilot phase in Nigeria, on the practical use of Misoprostol during child delivery.
Lights For Everyone will launch their pilot program in the district of Lawra, Ghana where almost 90% of the population lives in rural areas. In this region, only 30% of the population is estimated to have access to electricity.
JLF EI distributes high-quality solar lamps and phone chargers from the German manufacturer, Little Sun. The products are specifically designed to resist intensive usage in rural Sub-Saharan Africa such as heat (up to 80°C), heavy tropical rains, drops, dust, and UV.
In collaboration with the Federal and State Ministries of Health in Nigeria, Power in Her Hand Initiative will train community health extension workers to create demand for Sayana Press as well as counsel patients on using the injectable contraceptive.
Impact Light Solar Trading will distribute solar lamps in urban and semi-urban areas of Malawi, beginning with a pilot in Ndirande Township in the city of Blantyre.