Two women entrepreneurs bring design-thinking to Tanzania creating solar-powered mobile phone charging stations that are changing the way people think about accessing electricity in off-grid communities.
Wana Energy Solutions is moving Ugandans away from charcoal and wood to liquid gas, which requires less time, costs less money, and sharply reduces indoor air pollution and all of the attendant health risks.
The founder of Village Energy says his Ugandan solar-power startup is a means to an end. "It’s not about the technology. It's 'What is the development challenge out in the communities? Where can we have an impact?'"