Spotlight on Awango by Total in Burkina Faso

Spotlight on Awango by Total in Burkina Faso
Through a journey in the country as night falls, learn how the Awango by Total solar lamps are making life better for the Burkinabé.

SPOTLIGHT ON AWANGO BY TOTAL in Burkina Faso

Electrification rate 15%

60% of the population lives on less than $1 a day

Poor households spend 25% of their income on energy

Awango by Total,

photovoltaic solar solutions for lighting and cell phone charging

In Zhorgo, an off-grid village,

Haruma brings a solar lamp home to his family.

After dark,

Amidou and his family can continue with what they were doing

Marie and her son

work in the light from their lamp.

500 lamps sold at end-January 2014

2.5 million people worldwide use Awango by Total lamps

Program deployed in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean

12 countries at end-2013

Goal: 1 million lamps sold by 2015.

April 17, 2014

Share this content

  • LinkedinShare