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    Tackling a major global problem: energy poverty

    We are transforming lives and unlocking potential through access to energy and other utilities worldwide. To date, we have positively impacted over one million lives and helped to make progress on a host of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    We recognise that electricity is the entry point to other utilities and value-added services that would never have been possible without the prerequisite of electricity. Energy provision creates demand in other areas – such as gas, water, internet and finance – a demand which we also seek to meet.

    Urgency is required to meet the UN’s SDG global targets for 2030. As a leading next generation utility, we directly contribute to SGD 7 – ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

    When our customers switch from kerosene and other fuels to clean energy, this also brings average annual savings of $200 per household. Off-grid solar is not only cheaper for customers than kerosene and traditional fuel alternatives, but also has the added benefits of being safer, healthier, more reliable and better for the environment.

    Additionally, the systems are available on a pay-as-you-go basis via mobile money, which is best suited to individuals from low income backgrounds as they only pay for what they use. Bboxx has also worked with governments to launch the roll out of subsidies.

    Energy access is the entry point to solving a host of global goals. We directly contribute to 10 of the 17 UN’s SDG. Here are just a few of the ways:

    • Electricity enables local businesses to take off and catalyzes enterprise as the key to unlocking economic growth at scale (SDG 8). To date, we have enabled 35,105 people to support an enterprise, and $78,846,917 additional income has been generated as a result of our products.
    • By combating energy poverty, we are tackling poverty in all its forms and reducing inequalities (SDG 10). We develop products that serve all individuals and households at all economic levels and we have partnered with Governments to roll out the use of subsidies in order to broaden energy access.
    • We have worked with Governments and corporates alike to power sustainable communities and cities (SDG 11). This is driven by the firm belief that electricity is the foundation for modern life and the trigger for economic growth.

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    Changing people’s lives

    Amellia Auma Owuor

    Changing people’s lives

    Amellia Auma Owuor

    Bboxx has transformed my life. Now my business have more sales and higher revenue due to longer light hours

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    Changing people’s lives

    Gisèle Nabintu Muyoboke

    Changing people’s lives

    Gisèle Nabintu Muyoboke

    It has been a game changer for my business and my kitchen is always ready to be used. The customers can arrive and eat a warm dish at any time

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    Changing people’s lives

    Mbanjineza Alex

    Changing people’s lives

    Mbanjineza Alex

    My advice to people is to stop living in darkness. Bboxx solar power is affordable and they made it very convenient for one to pay

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    Bboxx Tomorrow’s Rural Home

    Bboxx Tomorrow’s Rural Home

    Bboxx Tomorrow’s Rural Home

    Created by Bboxx and local select partners, the Tomorrow's Rural Home is Bboxx’s vision of a rural home in 2025

    Community Stories
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    Bboxx Tomorrow’s Connected Community

    Bboxx Tomorrow’s Connected Community

    Bboxx Tomorrow’s Connected Community

    This marks an important stride towards our vision of achieving 100% electrification for the first time on the continent and beyond

    Partner Stories
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    Employee Stories

    Chiedza Mutseta

    Employee Stories

    Chiedza Mutseta

    As I celebrate my 1 year, 2-month anniversary at Bboxx I am proud to be part of an ever-strengthening Finance team.

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    Employee Stories

    Hamish Chilton

    Employee Stories

    Hamish Chilton

    I’m proud to be part of the development team that is bringing the bPower20 to market.

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    Employee Stories

    Chandrima Dasgupta

    Employee Stories

    Chandrima Dasgupta

    Way to go Bboxx, we will keep the lights on for many years to come.

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    Employee Stories

    Andrew Kent

    Employee Stories

    Andrew Kent

    Sometimes understanding the customer involves analysing data. And sometimes it means hoeing cassava (badly) to understand their daily lives and dream up better ways of serving them through new products,

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