We switch the light on

Education and development


Solar energy provides people:

  • Access to better education
  • Clean water
  • Improved health care
  • Poverty alleviation

Help for self-help


We combine social and financial sustainability:

  • We install solar systems in rural areas.
  • We provide micro credits.
  • We train solar technicians.
  • We create sustainable jobs.



November 2017

Ugandan Sendea Fellow Sostap Ltd. has finished a project on behalf of Stiftung Solarenergie: realization of solar-village Kinoni in Western Uganda. The company was supported by our Fellow Anuel Energy Ltd. 


October 2017

Stiftung Solarenergie - Solar Energy foundation wins the prestigious Eurosolar Award 2017! The jury awarded the foundation for her holistic work to reduce poverty in developing countries through supply of solar energy solutions in off-grid areas.


September 2017

The DOEN Foundation becomes partner of Sendea: with financial support of DOEN we can realise three more solar villages in Uganda and use these projects for training of solar technicians.


June 2017

Stiftung Solarenergie Philippines supplied several hundred solar lights to families in Northern Samar.

May 2017

Read our new report about latest solar village projects!


March 2017: Uganda

Solar village Isuke (Jinja) is finished: 500 people now enjoy a basic solar power supply (light and mobile charging).

Winner Eurosolar Award 2017


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P.O. Box 22734/1000

Addis Ababa



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Dasmarinas Village

Makati City 1222