About OneLamp

Last Modified: Sat Mar 26 2016 09:40:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2014
    Year that Opio Derrick Hosea founded OneLamp in Jinja, Uganda. Onelamp Envisions a World Where:
  • #1
    Every African household has access to modern clean energy.
  • #2
    Leverage Africa’s rapid mobile revolution, partnerships with local retailers and an existing transport infrastructure to build Africa’s largest lastmile logistics network.
  • #3
    Main target groups include off-grid low-income households, night fishermen, small businesses and communities in rural and peri-urban areas that use kerosene for 2-6 hours a day in East Africa.
  • #4
    Use of USSD technology enabling millions of off-grid East African households order solar lights by SMS, pay with mobile money and enjoy same day door to door delivery to escape energy poverty.
  • 3 million
    households in East Africa targeted to be made kerosene lantern free by 2020. This will avert 600 million kg of CO2 as a consequence.