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HERi Madagascar

HERi Madagascar
Contact person Samy RAKOTONIAINA
Phone +261 34 14 736 06
Postal address /
Office address
1st Floor, Espace Dera Tsiadana,
101 Antananarivo, Madagascar
Description HERi Madagascar is a social enterprise that empowers female entrepreneurs in rural areas with solar-powered energy kiosks. Therefore, people can rent or buy solar lamps, charge their phones or batteries, print or copy documents, watch TV or buy cool drinks, and so on. HERi sees electricity as a starting point, a spark for development.
Core strengths Through its network of solar kiosks, HERi Madagascar provides affordable electricity services to consumers in off-grid areas. Because of its long-term physical presence in the village, HERi is able to build a trusted and sustainable relationship with the villagers, and ensures an ongoing support to the kiosk entrepreneurs.
Geographical scope Country: Madagascar
HERi has now a growing network of +50 solar kiosks across the country, with the objective of reaching 150 kiosks by end of 2017.