Photo: A Kenyan farmer receiving an SMS from the solar-powered crop pests and pathogens detection device (in the background) in her farm – this affordable solar-powered device scans crops for signs of danger. Farmer Lifeline Technologies are shortlisted for the 2023 Ashden Award for Powering Agriculture. Credit: Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
Photo: Sierra Leone woman solar installer teaching health workers to use the Solar Suitcase – a complete, immediately operational, institutional-grade 12V DC solar electric system tailored for health workers. The Solar Suitcases are installed by all-female teams in energy-deficient health facilities. We Care Solar are shortlisted for the 2023 Ashden Award for Powering Futures in Clean Energy.
Photo: Trainee solar engineers mount solar roof panels. Women in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship (WISEe) in Kenya trains women in the renewable energy sector, including engineers, technicians, educators, students and entrepreneurs. WISEe is shortlisted for the Ashden Award for Powering Futures in Clean Energy. Credit: WISEe