Who We Are

We're Empowering Communities Through Solar and Sustainable Solutions

Solar Mtaani is a leading community-based organization in Kenya, championing the widespread adoption of solar energy solutions. With a relentless commitment to creating lasting positive change, we focus on addressing pressing social and environmental challenges through the transformative power of sustainable energy.

Our vision is to empower African communities by providing accessible and sustainable solar energy solutions, ensuring a brighter and more sustainable future for generations to come.

Driven by our mission to combat energy poverty and contribute to climate change mitigation, we actively engage in community-led initiatives to promote the integration of solar technology as a practical and scalable solution.

Our Objectives

  • Community Education and Awareness: Through targeted outreach programs, we are dedicated to dispelling myths and misconceptions surrounding solar technology prevalent in remote communities, fostering understanding and acceptance.
  • Social Narrative Transformation: Our solar-based educational programs seek to transform the narrative surrounding individuals in rehabilitation centers, fostering an environment of empowerment, skill-building, and renewed hope.
  • Women’s Financial Independence: Empowering women through solar education and skill-building programs, we aim to break traditional dependency narratives and foster economic independence and gender equality.
  • Energy Poverty Alleviation: Through the widespread adoption of solar technology, we strive to alleviate energy poverty, catalyzing economic growth and resilience within communities.
  • Climate Change Mitigation: By advocating for and promoting the use of solar technology, we aim to reduce the carbon footprint and combat the adverse effects of climate change on vulnerable communities.
  • Community Education and Awareness: Through targeted outreach programs, we are dedicated to dispelling myths and misconceptions surrounding solar technology prevalent in remote communities, fostering understanding and acceptance.

Our Team

Board Members

Bernhardus van Hoof

President

Chris Sialo

Ursin Gstöhl

Susan Mbatha

Wambui Njoroge

Founder and Executive Director

Björn Arjun Das

Management Team

Wambui Njoroge

Founder and Executive Director

Boniface Musembi

Human Resources

Cynthia Atieno

Solar Learning Coordinator

Caroline Nyakio

Education Officer

Doris Nyakongo

Administrator

Brian Oduor

Solar Trainer

Protus Odie

Head of Solar Technology Department

Esther Omari

Project Coordinator

Stanley Njuguna

Psychosocial Support Coordinator

Dennis Onyango

Media and Comms

Louis Mwangi

ICT Manager

Faith Awuor

Classroom Supervisor