Project of the Year

Vitalite: 2018 EEP Africa Project of the Year


Vilate won the  EEP Project of the Year 2018 – combining quality products with an innovative approach to staff development and community engagement, Vitalite has experienced impressive growth in recent years

This annual award highlights one EEP project for its outstanding innovation and success, offering public recognition that can attract investors and help advance the business to the next level of growth and sustainability.

Shortlisted applicants, Meshpower (mini-grid developer in Rwanda) and Vitalite (SHS company from Zambia), presented their projects during the KEF and a panel of experts chose the winner based on the merits of the project. Lauri Tuomaala of EEP Africa announced Vitalite as the EEP Project of the Year 2018   for pioneering PAYG solar in Zambia. Wim Jonker Klunne of EEP Africa and Kelly Easton Programme Director for Africa Utility Week (AUW) jointly presented the award to Mike MatokwaniFinance Director of Vitalite.