Jaza is a solar energy company working to power the 600 million Africans currently living without electricity. By building brick and mortar energy hubs, Jaza uses solar energy to charge battery packs that customer carry home and use to power lights and charge cellphones. The energy hubs are operated by women hired locally. The company was founded in 2015 and currently has operations in Tanzania and an engineering team based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Voting member: Jeff Schurr
Member since 2018