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Solving human capital for clean energy in East Africa.

Enlight works with off-grid and mini-grid solar companies across East Africa to solve their last-mile human capital challenges. Let us help you today.

 

Our Services

Launched in 2018 with support from founding partner Signify Foundation, we work with solar companies in Uganda and across East Africa on solving their human capital challenges.

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Trainings for Employees & Agents

Customized recruitment and/or training services for staff, agents and contractors in technical, sales, communications, leadership and professional skills.

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Recruitment & Support Services for Employers

Bundled recruitment, training and on-going support services for new employees and agents, with a focus on gender inclusivity to create opportunities for women.

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Consultancy Services

Including curriculum development, training of trainers, logistics coordination and other consultancy services.

 

Past Projects

We have a focus on achieving gender diversity within the solar sector and opening up career opportunities for rural women in particular.

Enlight Academy: Rural Solar Trainings

In April 2018 we launched our solar technician and sales trainings with national certification and job placement support. Thus far we have held trainings in Mbale, Mbarara, Kampala and Kasese, with over 50 graduates so far.

National Certification Standards: Directorate of Industrial Training

Developed the training and certification curriculum to be used by Uganda's Directorate of Industrial Training for national certification of pico solar technicians through GIZ-funded consultancy. As part of this, Enlight ran a series of stakeholder workshops that brought together over 20 organizations across the Ugandan solar sector.

 

The Team

Jay Patel

Co-Founder & CEO (USA)

Co-Founder and former VP at Village Energy, an Ugandan last mile solar distributer. 5 years at Google in advertising sales, operations and marketing. 2017 Acumen East Africa Fellow and 2018 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awardee. BA in Economics and Political Science from UPenn.

Ania Zuzek

Co-Founder & Executive Director (Uganda)

Former Director of Training at Village Energy in Uganda. Education specialist with prior experience with United Nations Development Programme and various education NGOs in curriculum development, training logistics, and impact assessment. MA in International Affairs from Columbia University (SIPA).

Grace Nanteza

Lead Technical Trainer

Former secondary physics and math teacher, with expertise in off-grid and mini-grid solar systems. BsC in Education and pending MsC in Physic from Makerere University with research in solar.

Rodger Kasule

Lead Business Trainer

12 years experience in customer service, business management, training/coaching, operations and marketing. 3 years at Qatar Airways in Doha, where he developed and delivered customer service trainings for over 300 staff members. BsC in Computer Science from Makerere University.

Diana Nanjala

Operations Coordinator

Former junior consultant at Challenges Worldwide and researcher with USAID / Sustainable Outcome for Children and Youth (SOCY) project. Also supervised loan portfolio audits at UGAFODE Microfinance – Uganda. BA in Social Sciences from Makerere University.

 

Our Partners

Launched in 2018 with support from founding partner Signify Foundation, we work with numerous aid agencies and solar industry organizations.

 

Contact Us

If you are a business or organization interested in our services, email us or submit your information below and we will get back to you within 1-2 business days!

For individuals interested in attending our training or employment programs, check out our blog or social media for all current/future opportunities!

Plot 435 Gyagenda Rd, Kampala, Uganda

+256 783 021722

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