Kenya: Solar Power on a Pay as you Go Plan gives Light, rechargers to Villagers

“Small solar home systems bring good quality light and phone-charging to off-grid households and save them money. Yet their upfront costs render them out of reach for the people who would benefit most from them. UK-based startup Azuri has developed a pay-as-you-go interface which allows households [in Kenya and East Africa] to pay for solar power as they use it with scratchcards, making them affordable to those who need them.”

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  1. Very good idea. The Lady Fatemeh Trust, a registered charity in Britain, also has a program for distributing solar powered cells for households in Iraq, and elsewhere.

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