Formerly deemed stalled Akon Lighting Africa project has started delivering the solar powered systems in Ndengo Sector, Kayonza District of Eastern Rwanda.
The project being implemented by Solektra Int. is a joint venture of the Senegalese-American singer Alioune Badara Thiam aka Akon, his fellow Senegalese-American Thione Niang and Malian entrepreneur, Samba Bathily.
The $250,000 worth facilities constitute the first phase of the project, said Solektra Int CEO, Samba Bathily, while unveiling, on Saturday, the street lighting units, a village water pump and three ambulances to Ndego sector.
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