Village Power aims to light up 5 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030
by building meaninful relationships with our customers and other key
partners to provide modern power satisfying our customer's needs.
The village power Mission
Why choose Village power
What makes us different from our competition
Close to your home.
You find one Village Power Centre in each District we are active in.
BROAD PRODUCT RANGE
Find the right system for your needs and preferences.
Pre-pay in intervals that fit your circumstances.
For even more flexible terms choose one of our banking partners.
FREE professional installation at your home.
We will come to your home, if we cannot fix your problem via our phone service line.
2 years on-site warranty included.
meet The village power team
His passion for Africa and its people, and the huge potential of solar power to improve their standard of living led Thomas and his wife to found Village Power in 2013. He has been involved in various startups since completing his studies in Business Administration in Munich, Madrid and London. In 2003 he co-founded a Software Trading company and served as its CFO until exiting in 2010. He then started an Investment company founding and funding startups and is a board member of several Swiss and German companies. Thomas loves to explore the world and has visited more than 60 countries on 6 continents.
Co-Founder & CEO
Annie has a varied background spanning management consulting, public policy, economic development, and apparel/retail. She started her career working as an engineer in Australia before taking on a fellowship in the U.S. Senate. Annie established a research program on Off-Grid Entrepreneurship in emerging economies at WRI. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and has worked as a consultant for Bain & Company.
ANNIE VON HUELSEN
As Non Executive Director of Village Power, Ali is keen on the potential of rural electrification through solar. He values people and seeks to empower them by supporting and contributing to sustainable community development initiatives. Ali studied Business Administration and Mass Communications at Makerere University. He built a career that spans over 14 years in sales, distribution and general management. He has worked in various multinational organisations such as Airtel, East African Breweries, MultiChoice and British American Tobacco. He enjoys basketball and has previously served the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA), as Vice President. This inspired him to develop a current program that supports the Girl child through sports as a vehicle for education and sports.
Non Executive Director
Kondja is an experienced and passionate off grid pioneer with an engineering background and over 6 years of management experience across sub Saharan Africa. After studying environmental engineering in Berlin, he moved to East Africa and kicked off operations within several solar companies across the continent. He believes that a business can only succeed if the customer facing layer believes in the vision of the organisation and is committed to delivering excellent quality and service. As such, he is developing new last mile distribution strategies and customer service concepts to ensure Village Powers growth and viability.
Head of Operations
Simon Peter Tusiime is a Corporate Finance, Audit and advisory senior management executive with more than 10 years’ experience in finance & accounting. He holds a BSc (Hons) Applied Accounting –Oxford Brookes University –UK. He is ACCA qualified and a Certified Public Accountant. Simon has extensive experience working in Uganda, Burundi, South Sudan and Rwanda, where he has conducted assignments in the core areas of Corporate Finance, Strategy, accounting, audit, advisory and strategic planning in different organizations.
Head of Finance & Administration