Solar financing startup in Africa to finance tech startup in San Francisco

This picture is from exactly 5 years ago. I shot it in Kenya, around 5 hrs from Nairobi. I was visiting a solar micro-grid installation that brought electricity to this remote area that was too far from a grid. This is the time I started to see how many high-impact things can often feel veryContinue reading “Solar financing startup in Africa to finance tech startup in San Francisco”

My drone pic of a solar farm in Rwanda featured in the USAID Act on Climate Calendar 2016

So Audrey Desiderato and I happened to be in Kigali in Rwanda. And we had a drone. We asked around to see if anyone knew of a solar installation that would look good from the air. And someone connected us with the first utility scale solar project in E Africa! This is the very firstContinue reading “My drone pic of a solar farm in Rwanda featured in the USAID Act on Climate Calendar 2016”

The makeshift SunFunder India HQ office

Spent the last month in Africa visiting our partners and seeing SunFunder’s impact on the ground (that will be a long exhaustive blog post of it’s own). Enroute to India, developed an abscess in my hand that required urgent surgery under general anesthesia. Spent the last 4 days recovering from the African infection in aContinue reading “The makeshift SunFunder India HQ office”