Our Impact

We have a responsibility to the communities we serve and the environment we operate in. This belief has shaped pawame to ensure it offers a great socially impacting service that genuinely focusses on customer service and the environment, whilst still ensuring our business model is sustainable in the long term.

Our 3 year impact plan aims to:

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ENERGY ACCESS
Give 200,000 people the opportunity and benefits that arise from daily energy access. Leading to significant social and economical improvements to those consumers.

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KEROSENE DISPLACEMENT
Increase the use of solar power over kerosene leading to cost savings, but more importantly, huge long term health benefits with the reduction of some 12,000 tons of CO2.

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EDUCATION
Impact the community through electrification and the ability to educate and enhance communication with a potential of 250 million extra hours of light for study.

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EMPLOYMENT
Encourage job and wealth creation within local communities leading to increased prosperity. Pawame itself will create 500 jobs directly.

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FINANCIAL INCLUSION
Improve the local business environment through its use of mobile money for all transactions. This enhances financial availability, accountability and reduces fraud risk.

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OTHER PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Provide adjacent products and services that bring further development opportunities. TV, refrigeration, internet, school and agricultural loans are all potential offerings in a market valued at over $1 billion USD.

Pawame is a

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The independent, not-for-profit Global Off-Grid Lighting Association