Fight Climate Change and Eradicate Energy Poverty in Africa

ABOUT

Solar Sister eradicates energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity. We combine the breakthrough potential of solar technology with a deliberately woman-centered direct sales network to bring light, hope and opportunity to even the most remote communities in rural Africa.

Impact

Solar Sister eradicates energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity. They combine the breakthrough potential of solar technology with a deliberately woman-centered direct sales network to bring light, hope and opportunity to even the most remote communities in rural Africa. As of December 2012, Solar Sister operates in three countries, supports 277 entrepreneurs and has 31,880 in people benefiting from solar light.

What does success look like to Solar Sister?

Salesforce aligned to the needs, workflows & culture of Solar Sister office and field teams. A scalable system designed to be valuable to the needs of individual users yet fulfills greater data needs of organization. Relationship management so teams have current status, notes and connections across the organization. Real-time sales data to support women entrepreneurs. Supply chain management to track lanterns from suppliers to individual entrepreneurs including warranty and repair items.

Technology

TACT: Custom development & implementation. SalesforceFoundation Discount program: Solar Sister is using the free licenses. CRM to manage key contacts and relationships integrated across the system. Sales management. Supply chain with outputs consumable by Quickbooks.

Light, hope and opportunity in Africa.