WATCH – Lighting Up Africa!

See how one woman’s idea has changed the lives of over 1 million people in Africa. Innovation: Africa, founded by Israel-native Sivan Yaari-Borowich, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that brings Israeli solar, water and agricultural innovations to rural African villages. Founded in 2008, Innovation: Africa has completed over 140 projects providing light, clean water, food and proper medical care to over 1 million people in communities throughout Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal.
In 2012, Innovation: Africa was granted Special Consultative Status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and in 2013, was awarded the United Nations “Innovation Award” for its efficient and sustainable Israeli technology.

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