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Energise Africa

Governance and people

Energise Africa is brought to you by two online impact investing platforms, Ethex and Lendahand who have joined forces to provide UK based retail investors with investment opportunities which will significantly improve off grid energy access for families in Sub Saharan Africa.

The Joint Venture

Lendahand-Ethex Ltd is a Joint Venture between Lendahand and Ethex - two organisations well regarded in the social investing space.  Their combined resources to date include an investor base of over 13,500 investors and an track record of repeat investing which has resulted £70 million+ of investment for social enterprises, charities and businesses since 2013.

Energise Africa is a partnership project of Lendahand-Ethex Ltd, UK Aid, Virgin Unite and Energy 4 Impact.


Board of Directors

Directors of Lendahand-Ethex combine long-term experience in social impact savings and investment.


Whilst Energise Africa does not employ anybody directly, it encourages diversity and equal opportunity practices. The board currently consists of two women, and two men.

Employee satisfaction

Energise Africa does not directly employ any staff.

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