For a Burkina Faso
100% solar!


Travel Report 2017, D, 34 min.
Travel Report 2018, D, 26 min.
Travel Report2020, D,  34 min.

Project goals

Progress in the following areas, where solar technology offers sustainable solutions, is essential for better living conditions and sustained economic development. These 5 areas are specifically targeted by «notre soleil suisse»:

  • Local access to good quality drinking water ► solar-powered water pumps

  • Basic health care (health centers, maternity wards) ► Lighting, water heaters, refrigerators

  • Energy for cooking, water heating and food preservation ► Parabolic cookers, solar ovens, water heaters, dryers for families and communities

  • Improved training and education opportunities ► solar lighting (schools, teacher accommodation)

  • Improving private and collective communication ► Solar power for radio and television as well as for mobile phones , see also energy kiosks