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Energise Africa

Energise Africa Products

Investing through Energise Africa injects capital into the rural African solar power market, creating a brighter future for Africa.

Energise Africa is helping people who have no or unreliable access to mains grid electricity. There are currently 600 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa who do not have access to the grid and rely on kerosene for lighting.

Financial return


Energise Africa projects are aiming to generate a 4 - 6 % annual return for investors.


How interest is paid

The interest on bond investments is paid semi-annually into your Lendahand Ethex wallet that you can access by logging into yur acount.

Minimum investment amount


Maximum investment amount

No maximum


An outline of the high level risks of these investments are listed on the Risks tab. The full information on risks associated with investing in Energise Africa projects can be found in the offer documents for each projects. This can be found on the Energise Africa website on the individual project page.

Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA)

You can invest into these products using an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). Any investment held in an Innovative Finance ISA is not subject to Income Tax.


All taxes required by law to be deducted or withheld by the Issuer from any amounts paid or payable under the Notes shall be paid by the Issuer

How secure is your money?

Energise Africa products are unsecured and are a direct loan to a company (rather than lending to a financial institution) and therefore it is recommended that you do not invest any more than you can afford to lose. Your investment is not covered by any deposit guarantee scheme. Before investing you must read the offer document where a full statement of risks is presented.

Getting your money back

Every six months, you will receive both interest and a capital repayment from your chosen business. The projected repayment schedule can be found in the Offer Document on the Energise Africa website.

The ability of the Bond Issuer to pay interest on your investment and make a full return of capital is dependent on the continued success of their business model. You should familiarise yourself with all risks outlined in the risks tab and in the relevant offer document for any project you wish to invest in. You should never invest more than you can afford to lose and you should never invest money you have borrowed.

Voting rights

An investment does not give you any voting rights in the project.


Investors must be over 18.

United States and Canada residents are not able to invest.

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Why use Energise Africa?

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

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