Where we are

Ethiopia: since 2004

Ethiopia is a landlocked country in eastern Africa. The country has a total area of 1,104,300 km2. This area is about 3.1 times the size of Germany. Ethiopia is thus one of the largest countries in Africa.

Ethiopia is a landlocked country. The six neighbouring countries are Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.

Population: 114 million

Our local partners:

  • Stiftung Solarenergie – Solar Energy Foundation, Addis Ababa
  • SunTransfer Tech PLC, Addis Ababa

Kenya: since 2009

Kenya is a country on the East African coast of the Indian Ocean. The country has a total area of 580.370 km2 and a total coastline of 536 km. This area is about 1.6 times the size of Germany.

The country has around 40 islands. Direct national borders exist with the 5 neighboring states Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Population: 53 million

Our local partners:

  • Stiftung Solarenergie – Solar Energy Foundation, Nairobi
  • SunTransfer Kenya Investments Ltd., Nairobi

Uganda: since 2015

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa on Lake Victoria. The country has a total area of 241,550 km2. This area is about 68% of the size of Germany.

Uganda is a landlocked country. The five neighbouring countries are Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania.

Population: 45 million

Our local partner:

  • Association of Sendea UG Ltd., Kampala

Associated
Foundation
In 2010, we initiated the foundation of a sister foundation to the German Solar Energy Foundation in the Philippines and continue to support this independent foundation through joint projects.

Philippines: since 2010

The Philippines is an archipelago in the South China Sea. The country has a total area of 300,000 km2 and a total coastline of 36,289 km. This area is about 84% of the size of Germany.

The archipelago consists of 7,641 mostly uninhabited islands. The Philippines has no directly adjacent neighboring countries.

Population: 110 million

Our local partner:

  • FREED/Foundation Solar Energy Philippines, Manila
  • HSSi. Hybrid Social Solutions Inc., Manila