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Mobile Charging Kiosk (MCK) with Renewable Solar Energy

henri nyakarundi

ARED has developed a solar-powered, mobile phone charging kiosk that can be towed behind a bicycle, a major mode of transportation in Rwanda. ARED is meeting a tremendous need: access to electricity to charge cell phones. The solution is clean energy, grass roots entrepreneurs, and mobility. The problem is that while around 40% of households have cell phones but are without access to electricity. In Rwanda, as in most of sub-Saharan Africa, cell phones have become ubiquitous and essential.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Hi Henri! Thank you for letting me know about your campaign! I will find a way that we can let others know about it and I'll feature it in Push for Good!