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Energise Africa

Energise Africa Products

Key facts

Status OPEN
Product Unsecured interest bearing bond
Expected Interest Rate 5% and above

Minimum investment amount £50
Maximum investment amount No maximum
Target Varies
Term Between 6 and 48 months
Interest Payment frequency 6 monthly

About Energise Africa Products

The Energise Africa campaign funds various projects accross Africa that distribute solar technology to the rural poor. Energise Africa projects work in many countries across the continent, such as Tanzania, Uganda, Keyna, Cameroon, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso and Senegal. 

Financial return

Energise Africa projects offer an expected interest rate of 5% or above, which is paid in semi-annual installments.

Social return

Your investment will help the project to provide solar technologies to businesses and families. While this will vary somewhat on a project-by-project basis, some of the benefits may include:

  • Business development and economic growth, enabling greater independence and more education
  • Freedom from kerosene fumes for families - cleaner houses, reduced respiratory problems, and reduction of environmentally damaging emissions
  • Better lighting - enabling study in the evening, preventing damage to eyesight, and making houses safer


Information about Energise Africa products

Investment product details and risk factors

Information about the Energise Africa projects

What it does, latest financial and social performance

Offer documents


To access Energise Africa's bond offer documents, you must register and log into the Lendahand website



If you are in any doubt about the information on this website, the content of the accompanying annual report or the action you should take, you should immediately consult a person authorised for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, who specialises in advising on investment in shares and other securities.

Prospective investors should be aware that the ability of the enterprise to pay both interest on the bonds and the initial capital invested is dependent upon it being able to deliver against its business plan. Your capital is at risk and, in the event of New Light not being able to pay the interest or full initial capital that you invested any losses will not be covered by a depository guarantee scheme.

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Why use Energise Africa?

  • Choose a project
  • Lend Money
  • Create new opportunities for African families

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