Blog Posts by Denis Okello
NextBillion: PAYGo Solar at a Crossroads
9 May 2019Media Coverage
In an article for NextBillion, BrightLife President & CEO Stefan Grundmann urges responsibility as PAYGo solar providers vie to scale.
Catalyzing Financial Inclusion and Women Empowerment in Kosovo
26 Apr 2019Blog
Through dedicated products and programs, FINCA Kosovo is empowering women with financial access and the resources they need to succeed in business.
Empowering Women through Digital Finance in Pakistan
16 Apr 2019Blog
FINCA Pakistan partnership allows women beauticians to offer their services to other women at their homes and complete financial transactions digitally.
A Lifetime of Giving
21 Mar 2019Blog
Longtime FINCA supporters Herb and Rosie Kuehne were inspired to provide a hand up rather than a hand out to marginalized people.
Solar “Lamp Library” to Light Up Education in Rural Africa
6 Mar 2019Blog
BrightLife’s Lamp Library initiative allows rural students in Uganda to use solar lanterns in school and borrow them to take home for study.
BrightLife and Africell Partner to Improve Access to Clean Cookstoves
17 Jan 2019Blog
BrightLife joined hands with one of Uganda’s leading telecommunications companies, Africell, to promote a healthier and more cost-effective cookstove.
Switching Careers from the Corporate World to Social Enterprise
10 Dec 2018Blog
BrightLife’s Head of Sales and Marketing, Andrew Muhwezi, reflects on his career in banking and energy, talks about his motivation for joining BrightLife, and comments on the future.
When Nature Calls, Blue Box Comes to the Rescue in Kenya
19 Nov 2018Blog
Blue Box, a container-based toilet by Sanivation, enables people in non-sewered areas to respond to nature’s call safely, conveniently and with dignity.
Four Ways to Help Eradicate Global Poverty
17 Oct 2018Blog
October 17 is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Learn how FINCA International is pairing donor support with market-based approaches to fight global poverty.
BrightLife Impacts 100,000 Lives in Uganda
10 Oct 2018Blog
BrightLife has impacted over 100,000 people in Uganda with life-enhancing clean energy products, enabling access to affordable, modern energy for off-grid families.