'Most social organization in the Netherlands'

WakaWaka has won the Social Enterprise Start-Up Award! We were very honored to receive this accolade during the Social Enterprise Day 2014. 

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Solar For Syria: 5262 WakaWaka’s

Thanks to a successful campaign of WakaWaka, thousands of Syrian refugees will have light and the ability to charge their cellphone.

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New Energy Venture in Rwanda: the Virtual Grid

WakaWaka will enter the Rwandan solar market this fall to pilot a new pay-as-you-go energy service, the Virtual Grid. 

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South-african cricket heroes support WakaWaka

Two of South Africa’s greatest cricket heroes, Jacque Kallis and Dale Steyn, have pledged their support for the In2Brands’ ‘Switch to Portable Solar Power’ campaign in collaboration with WakaWaka.

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Solar company donates 500 WakaWakas to Uganda

Go Solar - Give Solar
The solar company Zonline has donated 500 WakaWaka Lights to War Child in order to light up the lives of Ugandan girls. 

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Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014

We are proud to announce that our co-founder and co-CEO Camille van Gestel has been selected as candidate in the election of the E&Y Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014.

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We Stand with Syria

Around the world, people are showing every child, woman, and man caught up in the conflict that we are with them, that we are #WithSyria. We will tell our leaders: don’t let the people of Syria lose another year to bloodshed and suffering.

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Philippine kids in the dark

The Philippine province of Dulag, as so many others, hasn't had electricity since the day typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda struck, November 8, 2014. Save the Children has distributed WakaWaka Lights to 348 children, aged 12-16, all students at the National High School in Dulag, Letye, in the Philippines - so they can do their homework.

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A Dutch Man and his Bike

A Dutch man on a bicycle with a mission. Dirk Spits has set a high goal for himself and is currently biking from Alaska to Argentina, a total of 17 000 miles (about 27 358 km) to raise funds for charities. Of course, this is the ultimate test for the WakaWaka Power when facing the elements. 

 

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Solar for Philippines Success Stories

When we started out with providing support to the Philippines, we were overwhelmed by the amount of reactions and donations from private and corporate donors. Altogether, 7788 have been sent to the Philippines and many thousands more are on their way. 

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