Solar Links has installed lighting in communities in Uganda, South Sudan and Burundi
Villages which have benefited are in Lira, Amuru and Agago Districts in Northern Uganda, in Sembabule District in Central Uganda, Iganga and North Mbale Districts in Eastern Uganda and in the Ssese Islands as well in Kajo Keji District in South Sudan and Buruuri, Makamba and Bujumbura Provinces in Burundi. Over 5000 households have been lit in the last three years and plans are underway for installing lighting in a further 5000 households in North and North-East Uganda, prioritising Karamoja, and in South Sudan and Burundi, where communities are particularly marginalised by energy poverty.
Identification of, and liaison with, other community leaders, in these three countries, is ongoing in order to replicate this project in their subsistence farming communities.
Solar Links targeted communities are detailed in the map below.