• 2015 January 10

Company Description

Angaza Boma is a solar technology company based in Kenya that provides solutions to enhance its users’ living standards.

Angaza Boma is a solar technology company based in Kenya ,which  brings solar powered TV   systems to Kenya rural households without access to news,information,solar lighting and phone charging .Our Tv system enables customers to get real-time access to information ,access to clean solar lighting using the 2 solar bulbs that come with our system, enabling them unlimited access to communication  by enabling them re-charge their mobile phones from the comfort of their house anytime,24 hours,thus displacing kerosene, petrol and diesel, improving indoor air quality and cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Our mission is to contribute to green energy revolution in Kenya and the rest of East Africa  by bringing to  communities modern, clean energy solutions for home based lighting incorporating new technologies that  improves peoples' standards of living, health, better the environment and eliminate energy poverty burden. At Angaza Bima,we are combating energy- poverty and climate change challenges. We are providing access to solar lights in some of the most remote regions of the rural off grid Kenya and building a movement to eradicate the kerosene lamp in Kenya. Without electricity families have no clean source of light, leaving millions to rely on expensive,  unhealthy alternatives . Many use homemade kerosene lamps which are a poor source of light; they emit toxic black smoke, eat up to 15% of a family’s income and are are extremely hazardous.  Our  high quality 19 inch LED Digital solar powered Television system  provides  off-grid rural Tv lovers with  unlimited entertainment as well access to news and education.Our mission is to contribute to green energy revolution in Kenya  by bringing to  communities modern, clean energy solutions for home based lighting incorporating new technologies that  improves peoples' standards of living, health, better the environment and eliminate energy poverty burden. ABOUT THE FOUNDER.  Kennedy Lamwenya is the founder/CEO at Angaza Boma,a company I started early 2015. Am a social entrepreneur with over 9 years combined experience in sales and marketing where i have spent 6 years in building rural distribution structures for social enterprises ,water ,health solutions and energy efficient technologies in East  Africa. My greatest desire is to combine social entrepreneurship to fight energy poverty levels as well as increase health access among peri-urban and rural communities in East Africa. Additionally, am a highly skilled strategic planning,execution and sales and marketing professional with proven experience in building professional relationships, developing successive sales strategies, developing and implementing new strategies and procedures ,am confident that my in-depth experience will enable me achieve the set targets. Additionally, am a business leader with the vision, drive and passion that takes businesses to their next level of great success .My leadership philosophy is grounded in people development, fiscal discipline and a marketability to integrate sales and driven focus with great marketing, people and operations, supply chain and distribution to create bestinclass processes that drive the flow of information and product across large, complex business structures.As the chief energizing officer at Angaza Boma,am focused & passionate about building a team  that achieves peak performance by providing the training, motivation and tools to ensure team & business success.    PROBLEM Lack of a reliable power supply is a major impediment to development in rural areas in Kenya where over 75% are not served by grid electricity. Economic growth and the reduction of poverty are difficult or impossible without the enabling power of electricity in all sectors of village life.   Conventional sources of electricity as delivered through the national grid are prohibitively expensive and will not reach most rural areas for years or decades.  Solar generated electricity through distribution of solar powered lamps is a cost effective, reliable alternative that is available now.   For decades,access to news,information,entertainment and clean in-house lighting has been only for the urban and few rural rich who can access grid power.These has since locked out rural households who are forced to rely only on portable radio for news and information and kerosine lanterns and candles for lighting.Shockingly, only 31% of Kenyan have access to Tv leaving a whopping 69% out in the dark,despite the current influx of  educative digital content available. By providing a 19' LED solar powered Tv system that provides 4 benefits inclusively ,100% powered by the Sun,we focus on opening 69% to the World .In Kenya,over 75% of the population have no access to power,only 39% of the population have access to news,information,entertainment via Tv most of whom are based in urban areas due to being able to access grid power .With our solar powered Tv system ,the demand stands at approximately 3M rural customers in Kenya and over 15M across East Africa.  We are the first company in Kenya to offer a high quality solar powered TV system targeting rural off-grid regions of the country. We are hence unlocking the burden of lack of power,solar lighting,entertament and access to news,information and educations most rural households. Below is a video link showing how our solar Tv works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4MRvYPxQFk The video below is an installation instruction video that gets delivered with the product as a flash drive in the TV. This video can then be played by the end user to assist with installation.  .  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUPCI2Uhdi4  

  • Manufacturer:

    Hardware
  • Formed:

    July 10, 2015
  • Founders:

    Kennedy Lamwenya
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  • Company Address:

    1st Flr-Madonna house Westlands Rd
    Nairobi
    Kenya
  • CEO:

    • Kennedy Lamwenya