Tag Archives: entrepreneurship

Making an impact with clean tech in Tanzania

Tuesday January 31st, 2017 - Smart Villages

Interview with Jodie Wu CEO & Founder at Global Cycle Solutions “New products need to be used and experienced and taught” When Jodie Wu was still an engineering student at… […]

Women’s entrepreneurship: Ending energy poverty

Wednesday December 14th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Interview with Simbo Sojinrin Solar Sister Nigeria Country Manager Location: Nigeria “f you look at what constitutes energy poverty and how it affects society, you see women are far more… […]

Energy and agriculture in Smart Villages in India

Wednesday July 20th, 2016 - Smart Villages

            From 22-23 September 2016, Smart Villages and ICRISAT will hold a workshop on energy and agriculture in Patancheru, Telangana, India. The workshop will bring… […]

How electricity changed our lives

- Michael J. Ssali

There is a kerosene lamp known in the Luganda language as tadooba. It burns like a candle and it gives off thick dark smoke that slowly causes a black coating… […]

Barefoot Power India: Women are central to rural energy

Wednesday June 15th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Interview with Vernie Sannoo, Managing Director Barefoot Power India Location: India; Barefoot Power is active in the global south “The only barrier is affordability.” While Vernie Sannoo didn’t found Barefoot Power India,… […]

James Ogingo awarded IEEE Smart Village scholarship

Thursday June 9th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Congratulations to James Ogingo, winner of the 2015 Smart Villages Energy Innovation Challenge, who has been named an IEEE Smart Village Ambassador! James and Clifford Okoth won our first innovation… […]