Welcome to Smart Villages

Smart Villages is delighted to announce that the Smart Agri-Centre™ has been selected as one of five finalists for the Milken-Motsepe Green Energy prize. Find out more about the Smart Agri-Centre energy and agriculture solution for rural communities on our dedicated webpage.

We develop and implement innovative technologies and systems for rural communities in the Global South. Focusing particularly on clean energy and ICT as catalysts for development, and agricultural innovation, we believe in a holistic, community-led model for development, which incorporates solutions that address specific community priorities, and builds them into an integrated technology and business model which ensures long-term sustainability, ability to scale, and meaningful socio-economic impact.

Work with us

If you are interested in working with us on your projects, or having us develop and implement a solution for your communities, please get in touch.

Our expertise includes:

  • Off-grid sustainable energy systems
  • Sustainable access to water
  • Low-cost rural cold storage
  • Agricultural improvement and value-addition
  • Rural business and entrepreneurship incubation
  • Telehealth solutions for remote communities
  • Education apps for rural off-grid communities
  • Community engagement and needs assessment
  • Community training and capacity-building
  • High quality multi-metric impact assessments

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