The BrightLife Impact 1

Over 50,090 PEOPLE
people benefiting from our clean energy solutions
12,388 clients
impacted by our products post COVID19
$14.50
additional profits averagely earned monthly
13,061 tones
of CO2 emissions offset
85% of the customers
report health improvements
$1.2M
cumulative savings on energy expenditure in homes & businesses

Success Stories

Rose Ben Aya

Rose Ben Aya

Rose Ben Aya fled South Sudan with her children in 2016 amidst one of the most widespread violent outbreaks of the civil war. When she settled in Kiryandongo, she understood that while life would be difficult for her and her children, their lives as refugees would be better than the future they faced in South Sudan.
Rose Nayiga

Rose Nayiga

Rose and her husband Godfrey live in a humble four-room house in Uganda. Together, they raise a variety of crops and livestock, as well as sell various products they make in order to support themselves and their children.
Jane Nakintu

Jane Nakintu

Six years ago, Jane Nakintu’s life was struck with tragedy. Her daughter and son-in-law were stricken with HIV and succumbed to the deadly virus in the same year. At 59-years old, Jane became a parent again to her four grandchildren.
Rose Mugenyi

Rose Mugenyi

“We are teachers,” said Rose Mugenyi repeatedly in an apologetic manner. It was her way of explaining her family’s humble home.
Jane Namusisi

Jane Namusisi

For a long time, the light in Jane Namusisi’s home meant constant worrying. Jane is like millions of women and men in Uganda who live without electricity and rely on the dangerous and toxic flames of kerosene lamps to cook, read, or see each other when the sun settles down for the night.
Josephine Nabyalu

Josephine Nabyalu

Every morning at 8 am, 45-year-old Josephine Nabyalu walks to the street corner outside her house to start her work day. The former teacher runs a small “canteen” – a wooden shack with fresh vegetables, french fries and boiled corn for sale.
BrightLife and FINCA Uganda Collaborate to Improve Energy and Financial Access

BrightLife and FINCA Uganda Collaborate to Improve Energy and Financial Access

FINCA launched its first program in Africa when it brought Village Banking™ to Uganda in 1992. Today, FINCA Uganda serves nearly 100,000 clients in a country where 67 percent of adults lack a financial institution account.
Lending Out Light in Africa

Lending Out Light in Africa

The “Lamp Library” is BrightLife’s new project that it’s piloting at a select number of schools. The project provides each school with 100 portable solar lamps.
Dorine Opoka

Dorine Opoka

Day in and day out, Dorine Opoka works tirelessly as a farmer on a small plot of land to provide for her family. She doesn’t mind the long days and exhausting labor because she knows she’s paving the path—brick by brick—to a brighter future for her children.
Walakira Grace

Walakira Grace

Walakira Grace, a married mother who lives in Mbalala, Uganda, is a FINCA BrightLife client. She and her children rely on BrightLife’s clean energy, solar lamps to be able to complete their schoolwork.

1Information is updated on an annual basis