Providing Clean Energy to Remote Areas
Rwanda / Social Enterprise
In East Africa, 30% of the youth are unemployed, 1.5 billion live in remote communities with no electricity, or access to internet and connectivity.
Develop an intervention providing connectivity services at low cost, that will generate jobs for microentrepreneurs and provide access to electricity and internet.
Henri developed the first prototype of a solar-powered mobile charging kiosk, which are used to recharge smartphones and sell IT services in areas where there is no electricity.Thanks to an innovative micro-franchise model, his kiosks are growing rapidly and creating a new generation of entrepreneurs.