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Solektra International invited to join
Powering Africa Summit 2016

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Akon Lighting Africa’s 2015 video overview
officially launched at World Future Energy
Summit in Abu Dhabi ! Get a better understanding
of the project, business model and and successes
achieved to date As mentioned in the video:
“it is only the beginning!”

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Akon, Samba Bathily and Thione Niang, co-founders
of Solektra International have just concluded a historic
day in Bamako with the official inauguration of the Solektra
Solar Academy.

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people-village

“Thanks to solar electricity we can now forget
about kerosene, that is harmful and so expensive.”

Mother of 5 children, District of Pahou, Benin

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children

“When children have to prepare exams,
we gave them a kit to work at night.”

Local chief, Gabon

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village

“It really reinforced solidarity and social bonds.
Before solar panels, everyone used to go back
home at 7.00 P.M., now we can gather and chat
together.”

Father, Olosho-Oibor, Kenya

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WATCH THE VIDEO PRESENTATION

KEY FIGURES

USD 1 billion credit line for launch, from international banks
15 countries of operation 480 communities covered
100,000 solar street lamps
1,200 solar micro-grids
102,000 solar domestic kits
75,000$ per village on average
5,500 indirect jobs created

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