About Innovation: Africa
Innovation: Africa is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that brings Israeli solar, water, and agricultural technologies to rural African villages. Since 2008, using Israeli solar and water technology, Innovation: Africa has delivered access to clean water and light to over 4.5 million people across 10 African countries.
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4.5 Million Impacted
The main challenge in most African countries is the lack of access to energy required to pump water and power schools and medical centers.
Still today, 620 million Africans live without access to electricity.
With no energy there is
With solar energy we
Drill and pump clean water from below the ground in the aquifers
Bring light to medical clinics and to the homes of the nurses and doctors.
Bring light and install computers in the classrooms.
Power solar refrigerators to properly store vaccines and medicines.
See the 8 steps to build a solar water pumping system
Step by Step
Transparency and Sustainability
100% of every donation goes to project costs, as our overhead is fully covered. Thanks to our UN-award-winning Remote Monitoring system, our donors have a satellite view of the village and track live, the amount of water pumped or solar produced at any given time.
Award, Press & Endorsement
Since 2012, Innovation: Africa has a Special Consultative Status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and has received multiple awards, including the “Innovation Award” from the UN.
Our Team & Board
Innovation Africa has heart but also expertise and experience.
Adopt your own village and travel with our team.
To power a solar water
water to an entire village with 10-15
taps throughout the village
To power an orphanage
school or orphanage including
laptops, mattresses, desks, and a projector
To power a medical center
medical center including a solar
refrigerator, mattresses and medical equipment
All activities conducted in Israel are done through Innovation Africa Israel Ltd., an Israeli charitable organization.