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 5.3 million people across 10 African countries.

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Over 1,200 Projects

Over 5.3 Million Impacted

10 Countries


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

No Water

No Electricity

No Vaccines

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.


Innovation: Africa has heart but also expertise and experience.
Adopt your own village and travel with our team.

To power a solar water
pumping system

Adopt, solar power and pump clean
water to an entire village with 10-15
taps throughout the village


To power an orphanage
or school

Adopt, solar power and name your own
school or orphanage including
laptops, mattresses, desks, and a projector


To power a medical center

Adopt, solar power and name your own
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.