SunCulture's focus is on getting smallholder farmers onto the first rung of the "productivity ladder". They do this by providing the tools needed to easily move water. Why? Because this simple step has the greatest impact on the most number of people’s productivity.
Claro Energy won First Prize at the sixth annual Asia Entrepreneurship Award competition. They competed with 21 technology startups from 15 countries and regions around Asia and the world.
Congratulations to everyone at Claro Energy! They've won First Prize at the 2017 Asian Entrepreneurship Awards.
Powering Agriculture's Gender Guides are helping innovators transform agricultural processing, and empower women, by showing them how to make gender considerations part of their deployment, product development, financial, marketing, human resources and monitoring & evaluation decisions.
KickStart International recently received a $10,000 donation from Wells Fargo on behalf of World Vision International, winner of the Association for Financial Professionals 2017 Pinnacle Grand Prize.
SunCulture recently introduced its new solar water pump system which it hopes will transform agricultural output in water-scarce regions. The pump is both low-maintenance and highly efficient, enabling farmers to grow high-value fruits and vegetables while dramatically boosting profitability.
The SunCulture Facebook Group was founded by a farmer named Hannah Muricho, so that she could share information and learn from other users. Facebook recently invited her to participate in a gathering of group leaders from some of Kenya’s largest and most diverse Facebook Group communities.
Big news from SunCulture! Their internet-connected solar water pump system is available for purchase. It's poised to help smallholder farmers in Africa, Asia and Latin America improve agricultural productivity by providing a low-cost solution to unreliable rainfall and lack of access to electricity.
Microgrids, like the one built by EarthSpark in Haiti, are more storm-resilient; they don't transmit power long distances over storm-vulnerable wire. Rebuilding in Puerto Rico offers a chance build a grid that's less centralized, decreasing the chance for widespread, long-term outages after a storm.
Africa’s technology firm, SunCulture, recently launched a solar-powered water pump in Kenya designed to offer smallholder farmers low cost solution to unreliable rainfall and lack of access to grid electricity.
SunCulture's RainMaker solar irrigation pump uses energy from a portable, 120-watt solar panel and battery bank to pump enough water to irrigate a one-acre farm, support livestock, and provide for household water needs like drinking, cooking and cleaning.
Congratulations to Promethean Power Systems! They've just won the Confederation of Indian Industry's Significant Achievement in Innovation award for their thermal energy-based milk chilling and storage solution. Their accomplishments mean fresher milk for consumers and a better living for farmers.