The Social Enterprise Day
is an initiative by Kirkman Company in cooperation with the municipality of Utrecht and FD Media Group. At the event on June 19 the Social Enterprise Awards were presented, with WakaWaka as the winner of the Social Enterprise Start-Up Award!
The jury stated "start-up WakaWaka deserved this first prize, WakaWaka is a passionate social enterprise dedicated to fight Energy poverty They have the poorest people as a target group and create real impact with their high-tech, low-cost solar lamps. By utilizing the latest technology in the field of solar energy, WakaWakas are a real lifesaver for people without access to electricity."