Enabling access to finance for local solar companies
Charm Impact and Signify Foundation supported a blended finance lending model to catalyse investment in early-stage, local solar energy entrepreneurs in Africa.
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Supporting women entrepreneurship in Senegal
Through ElleSolaire’s women entrepreneur distribution network, Signify Foundation supports women’s livelihoods, voice and leadership and clean energy in Senegal.
Financing climate action and reducing energy poverty
The Signify Foundation supports the D-REC Initiative that channels investment from corporations into distributed renewable energy projects in emerging markets.
UV-C disinfection lighting: an ally in the frontlines of healthcare
FROLIC studio shares their process of designing low-cost decontamination devices using Philips UV-C disinfection lighting donated by the Signify Foundation.
During COVID-19 clean energy is needed more than ever
Signify Foundation supports New Energy Nexus Uganda to scale more clean energy entrepreneurs amid COVID-19 and helping provide clean energy.
The future of plug and play solar home systems
Many isolated communities are living far away from grid connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa. Local capacity development is key to improve access to energy.
Lighting refugee camps in Uganda
In Uganda, Signify Foundation and its partners provided solar-powered lighting to strengthen the infrastructure of health centers in need.
Partnering up to share the power of light in Africa
Lighting entrepreneurs – Uganda: joining forces with BRAC, Enlight and ACE to empower young women with skills to become sales agents for clean technology.
Building a brighter future for Sharon with BRAC, Enlight and ACE
Lighting Entrepreneurs – Uganda: Sharon’s story on her journey from dropping out of school to becoming a star solar sales agent.
Lanterns for learning
Lighting lives – Tanzania: From increasing study hours to allowing families to enjoy dinner together after the sun sets.
Putting capital to work for last-mile energy distributors in Uganda
Lighting entrepreneurs – Uganda: Aneri Pradhan, founder of ENVenture, explains how innovative financing accelerates adoption of clean energy in off-grid areas.
Sharing the power of light
Marking the International Day of Light, our head of CSR, Prajna Khanna, explains how we approach our corporate responsibility commitments.
WE SOLVE, Women Entrepreneurship through the Solar Value chain for Economic development
Solar Lighting for Community Development in Northern Ghana
Lighting lives – Ghana: Provision of 6,000 solar-powered home lighting systems for rural households, small businesses, schools, and health centers.
Creating an army of solar technicians to make solar a viable reality
Lighting entrepreneurs – Uganda: Increasing youth employment and bridging the human capital for the solar sector with Enlight Institute.
Lighting library for schools
Lighting Lives – Uganda: Solar lighting libraries for students and their families to extend the productive day.
Solar lighting for Enkanini
Lighting lives – South Africa: Shawna Snow shared how the provision of solar streetlights can enhance a sense of security for vulnerable populations.