Only one company from Sierra Leone was chosen by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to receive the Schwab Foundation ‘Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award.

Easy Solar, an energy start-up in Sierra Leone, was recognized as a leader of global social innovation for 2019 along with 19 others across the world.

In just three years since its launch, Easy Solar has hired over 500 and made electricity accessible and affordable to more than 200,000 Sierra Leoneans.

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