Honors and Awards

2015

Momentum For Change Lighthouse Award, at COP21 in Paris, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Powering The Future We Want Award Finalist, UN Department of Economic & Social Affairs (UNDESA)

2012

Grand Challenges Explorations Grant, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

2011

Best Community Initiative Award, Energy Institute (UK)

Great Energy Challenge, National Geographic

National Award – Benin, Energy Globe Awards

2010

Women Tools and Technology Competition, Ashoka Changemakers

2008

King Hussein Leadership Prize, the King Hussein Foundation

Tech Awards Laureate, Tech Museum of Innovation

2007

National Award – Benin, Energy Globe Awards

2006

Global Development Marketplace competition winner, World Bank

2005

Chevron Conservation Award, Chevron Corporation

2002

Tech Awards Laureate, Tech Museum of Innovation

1998

Global Green Environmental Award, Green Cross International


SELF.org - Powering a brighter 21st century.

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Since 1990, SELF has completed projects in more than 25 countries and pioneered unique applications of solar power such as for drip irrigation in Benin, health care in Haiti, telemedicine in the Amazon rain forest, online learning in South Africa and microenterprise development in Nigeria.

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