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  • Daw Htay Htay, the owner of a cookstove production unit in the Pathein region of Myanmar, is finally more relaxed and contented. But life has been far from easy for this 57-year-old woman. She was her parents’ only child, and her mother died when Daw Htay Htay was very young. Her father, a ship docker, […]

  • Women entrepreneurs are now benefitting from increased access to solar energy to power their businesses in off-grid Senegal. Energy 4 Impact and Bonergie, a Senegalese solar equipment manufacturer, have teamed up to make solar fridges available to women-led businesses in the region of Tambacounda, south-east Senegal. The four businesses own convenience stores selling day to day […]

  • A Solar Business, a Woman’s Enterprise Alice is a Solar Sister Entrepreneur from Uganda. So far, with the profits from her solar business, she has bought a pig for her farm. Her next investment will be a goat, and then she plans to buy a cow at the end of 4 months. Each one of […]

  • Josephine Ngumba owns a small charcoal briquette producing business. Producing up to two tons of briquettes a day, she contributes to universal energy access as well. Her business is also good for local economy, as she employs five people permanently and two more on an occasional basis. 21.05.2015   By: Tjarda Muller   Josephine Ngumba is […]