LEN Business Plan Highlighted at 5th Sanklap African Summit

After successfully completing an intense nine month program for social entrepreneurs with the GE Helathymagination program and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, LEN presented its business plan to investors at the 5th Sanklap African Summit in Nairobi, Kenya on March 1, 2018. The Summit is one of the largest gatherings of …

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LEN and Mercy Corps Team Up to Expand the Off-grid Market

LEN entered into a memorandum of understanding with Mercy Corps, one of the largest aid agencies in the world, to provide off-grid solar lighting and power in Liberia using pay-as-you-go and mobile money technologies. With support from Mercy Corps Liberia, LEN is implementing a pilot of these new technologies, which will expand access for Liberians …

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LEN distributes over 4,000 Off-grid Connections to Firestone Rubber Tappers

FAWUL Crew

With a grant from USAID Power Africa and the United States African Development Foundation (USADF), LEN in partnership with the Firestone Agricultural & Workers Union (FAWUL), the largest labor organization in Liberia, successfully established 4245 new off-grid connections providing rubber tappers and their families living in scattered “camps” across the one million acre Firestone rubber …

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LEN receives grant to expand Firestone Plantation Lighting Project

FAWUL Crew

One of LEN’s principal goals is to create a social enterprise in Liberia which is self-supporting and sustainable. In 2012 LEN in Liberia was registered as a non-profit corporation entirely run and staffed by Liberians, under the leadership of Abubakar K. Sherif. Recognizing the success of the Liberian staff, In February, 2016, the United States …

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