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Solar Circle

“People say ‘Jua kali,’ but we know ‘Jua ni mali.’” (People say the sun is hot today, but we know the hot sun is wealth.)

www.solar-cirde.org Tax ID 38-3231778


Solar Circle is a non-profit organization that promotes access to solar power in rural Tanzania, East Africa. Tanzania ranks among the twenty poorest nations in the world, with many having an annual income of less than $500. As a result, the people have little disposable income, limiting access to electricity. Only about 15% of the population in Tanzania has access to electricity. Rural communities are largely unconnected to the electrical grid, and rely upon firewood for cooking and kerosene lamps for light