Changing lives through mobile-enabled, solar-powered irrigation in Kenya – SunCulture

Monday 21 May 2018 | Digital Utilities | Energy | English | Innovation fund and grants | Kenya | Mobile access and use | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Video | Water |

In 2015, the GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities programme awarded SunCulture a grant to design and scale solar-powered irrigation systems that make it cheaper and easier for farmers in Kenya to grow high-value fresh fruits and vegetables. The RainMaker is a solar-powered irrigation system aimed at smallholder farmers, utilising pay-as-you-go technology to ensure affordability and therefore extending access to water pumping solutions to underserved communities in the developing world, starting with Kenya.

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