In this Impactstory we would like to introduce you to Nassou Oumar. He operates a well running restaurant in Djoliba (Mali), raises his own livestock and also maintains a chicken farm. Additionally, he runs a small construction shop where he sells essential items for repairs and constructions. He is a true serial entrepreneur who is never short of new ideas to empower his village.
WE DO. Our team has been working around the clock for the past few months to implement our first pilot project in Senegal, and it has paid off. We are happy to officially announce that the ImpactSite in N’diob (Senegal) is now officially up and running. N’diob is located in the Fatick region. The community […]
Since September 2021, Africa GreenTec has a subsidiary in Dakar, the capital of the beautiful Senegal in West Africa. One of the reasons we chose Senegal for a new office is that the country is one of the most stable and peaceful countries in Africa. Senegal is a secular state with a predominantly Muslim population […]
Imagine it’s 40 degrees, the sun is burning your skin, a diesel engine is groaning in the background, on the verge of exhaustion. Despite the scorching heat, your thoughts circle around questions about the future. The questions are pressing, they won’t let you go: when can I expect the next rain? How long will I […]
In today’s #Impactstory we would like to introduce Ramata Sou. Just like Ndella N’diaye (previous impact story), Ramata is the president of a women’s association in Ndiob, with which she empowers her entire community. You can learn more about her in the following blog article! Enjoy!
In this #Impactstory we would like to introduce you to Ndella N’diaye. She is the president of a women’s association in N’diob and runs a store together with the women from the organization, where she sells various commodities and prepares breakfast for the villagers every day. You can learn more about her in the full blog article! Enjoy!
In today’s Impactstory we would like to introduce you to Nassou Oumar. He operates a well running restaurant in Djoliba (Mali), raises his own livestock and also maintains a chicken farm. Additionally, he runs a small construction shop where he sells essential items for repairs and constructions. He is a true serial entrepreneur who is never short of new ideas to empower his village.
Today we would like to take you to the village of Tambaga, located in the Kayes region of Mali. You can read about the impact of Africa GreenTec’s sustainable electricity in the full blog article. Have fun!
In today’s #Impactstory we would like to introduce you to Koloba Keita. We meet him in his internet cafe in Djoliba. Find out what he tells us in the full blog article! Enjoy!
A rich harvest, lively trade and cultural exchange with the neighboring countries of Burkina Faso and the Ivory Coast – Fanidiama offers its inhabitants the best conditions for leading a good life.
Learn more about the village in Mali in the full blog article. Have fun!
In today’s #Impactstory we would like to introduce Manfa Keita. He lives with his family in Djoliba and is a trained farmer.
Learn more about him and his work in the full blog article. Have fun!
In today’s #Villagestory we would like to take you to the Kayes region again, more precisely to the village of Mélo. How the Cooltainer in Mélo could create a sustainable impact and more about the village in general can be found here:
Within only 2 days, Africa GreenTec and Torsten Schreiber, our CEO and Founder, were awarded with two prestigious prizes: the “Vordenker” Leserpreis 2021 of portfolio institutionell Verlag (to Torsten Schreiber) and the Sustainable Impact Award (to Africa GreenTec). For more info, check out the full blog article. Have fun!
In today’s #Impactstory we would like to introduce Drissa Sidibe to you. He makes Djoliba chic with his trendy hairstyles. He runs his own hair salon on Djoliba’s main road since 2014 and can hardly save himself from customers. Here you can find out how he started his business and what excites him most about his job:
Today we would like to take you to Dioumantene. The community there was highly motivated to realize a sustainable power supply in the village. Have fun reading!
In this #Impactstory we would like to introduce you to Assetou Camara. She has had a talent for business from an early age. How she used her talent for business in Djoliba, you can read here …
In this #Villagestory we take you to the village of Bananso. In addition to the gold trade, the village has also built up a good economic foundation through the electricity from Africa GreenTec. You can learn more about this in the blog article. Have fun!
To give you a better impression of Madagascar and life there, our colleague on the ground, John Manantsoa Andrianaja, has written a blog article about his country. John Manantsoa describes authentically the life on the island state, which is located in the southeast of the African continent. Have fun reading it!
Modibo Traore’s family has run a welding shop in Djoliba for generations. A lot has changed due to the electricity from Africa GreenTec…
In this #Villagestory we take you to Séro. Find out in the full article how Africa GreenTec’s solutions are combating climate change there.
In this #Impactstory, we would like to introduce you to Diessira Diallo. The ambitious businesswoman has been running a thriving kiosk in Djoliba since 2018. Have fun!
Chad is characterized by a great cultural, climatic and religious diversity. In this blog article, we would like to introduce you to the landlocked country in the middle of Sub-Saharan Africa.
In this #Villagestory we would like to take you to Goumera. The village has transformed from a village to a bustling small town with a lot of potential due to the vibrant trade with the neighboring countries Senegal and Mauritania, its distinct diaspora and the flow of Africa GreenTec.
In this #Impactstory we want to introduce you to Clemence Sidibé. In addition to her job as a nurse, she has started her own business in recent years.
Together we have written crowdfunding history! Not only did we launch Germany’s largest crowdfunding campaign without an intermediary platform, but we also broke the record for the most successful Africa funding ever issued in Germany.
Lambatara is one of the villages that demonstrates the importance of the diaspora. The entire power grid was financed by them. Read more about the village in northwestern Mali here!
In his personal and moving review of the year, Torsten Schreiber, our CEO and founder, describes how we dealt with the Corona crisis last year as a team, what the current status is in our electrified villages in Mali and Niger, how it came to a meeting with Idriss Déby, the President of Chad, and much much more…Enjoy reading!
Today we meet Famaka Bagayogo. We’re on chairs in front of his store. After 5 minutes the door opens and he walks confidently towards us.What he tells us you can read in the article!
It has certainly happened to one or the other who has ever been in an African country: “Power cut!”
In this blog article, we want to take a closer look at the role of diesel generators in sub-Saharan Africa. Enjoy!
Together with Polarstern, we are taking off in Madagascar. Together with the independent green energy supplier and social business, we are implementing our first pilot project in Mahavenola (Madagascar).
Our car is rattling on the dusty gravel road. While our heads are rocking forwards and backwards, we can see a radio antenna in the distance. Now we know we will soon be in Foh…
Africa GreenTec is ranked under the top 50 most promising early stage companies delivering innovative solutions to combat the climate crisis by the Cleantech Group.In this blogarticle you get more information about it. Have fun!
In this blog post we take you to Dianjoumbera. Through efficient use of energy, the village has evolved into an attractive stopover for travelers in recent years.
A great success for the whole Africa GreenTec Team! The jury of the AFSIA Award honors Africa GreenTec as the best “Mini-Grid Project of the Year”.
Through our sustainable energy solution, we want to empower even more people in Senegal to realize their visions. The starting-point for development is electricity.
Like every morning, Mamadou Sangar gets up, gets dressed and sets off to meet his master. He is an apprentice with a tailor in Sirakoro…
We pursue a different approach than traditional development policy. You can find out why in the following blog post. Have fun!
With this blog post we want to take you back in history around the region of Cincana. Furthermore we have a funny anecdote from one of our stays there. Have fun reading it!
Marko Traore is already waiting for us at his store. Casually he is leaning on the door frame with one arm on his hip , smiling at us. After a short greeting we enter and are amazed.
As we arrive at Djan Bagayogo’s hairdressing salon, exhausted by the unusual heat, we soon realize: Djan is an impressive personality. His energy and his positivity are captivating and we are quickly motivated by his enthusiasm.
While we stroll through the small village of Toukoto, which is not far from Kita, we repeatedly notice buildings that are rather untypical for Mali and remind us of an old industrial area in England. Stone chimneys rise into the blue sky and form a stark contrast to the otherwise rather agricultural environment. Toukoto is […]
It is scalding hot. We’re almost melting in the heat on the small wooden bench inside the restaurant of Adiaratou Bagayoko. She’s sitting across fromus, hands folded in her lap.
Adiaratou Bagayoko is 34 years old. She lives in Sirakoro with her 5 children.Since her husband died a few years ago, it has been hard for Adiaratou’s family.
Kai is very close to our hearts, because the people there welcomed us with so much enthusiasm and motivation. They have really fought to get electricity. Today we want to take you to the small village Kai with us , where our eighth solar container is located.
Abdoulaye runs a small photo shop in Sirakoro. Besides his actual work he earns some extra money from time to time. He is convinced that productive use of electricity is the key to flourishing entrepreneurship.
Noumoukossa Bagayoko is a blacksmith in Dalakana. His son Soumaila (26) sits next to him during the interview. Unlike his father, he went to school and supports his father in business matters. “How did you get the idea to become a blacksmith?” is our first question:
To understand where our story in Niger began, we need to go back to the year 2017. The journey takes us through the unreal Sahara, along the very dangerous border with Mali… we arrive in the village of Amaloul, where all the inhabitants greet us enthusiastically. In November of the same year, we were able to set up the first Solartainer® Amali in Amaloul and provide the inhabitants with access to electricity.
Sirakoro has a very special charm. Compared to other Malian villages it is rather “traditional” and not built in a square pattern. With its winding streets, it looks as if it was created naturally and as if by itself. The village is divided by a small river, beside which a pond has formed. Many white water lilies swim on the surface of the pond. In combination with the women washing their clothes in colourful robes and the lush green surroundings, the result is an incredibly colourful and paradisiacal picture.
Awa Koné (40) sets off for her restaurant as she does every afternoon. Friendly faces smile at her and greet her. Awa wants to advance her village. Therefore she decided some time ago to open a small restaurant in Djoliba, where she offers different dishes for her guests every day. Whether rice with chicken, plantains, […]
In the last months Africa GreenTec could win a lot of new employees. In order that you can get to know our new employees a little bit better, we would like to introduce them to you here. We also give you the chance to learn more about the biographies of some of our longer team members:
While social distancing and lockdown measures have become the new norm for many people around the world, over 600 million people in Africa do not have the luxury to work remotely, home school their children, support their families or even charge their mobile phones so that they can stay in contact with their loved ones […]
The story of the first pilot project in Niger begins in March 2017 with an invitation from Minister of State Ouhoumodou.
It is finally happening! After months of preparation, our crowd-investing is officially starting in April. We want to give you the opportunity to become part of Africa GreenTec and of our vision.
We empower people to achieve more self-determination and growth through sustainable energy solutions.
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