Sahara Impact Fund Past Fellows

“My name is Tayo, and I’m a co-founder of Uwana energy; a clean energy company that provides solar home systems and solar installations for small businesses and large organizations, depending energy needs. The dreams started during my National Youth service year. Though a trained lawyer, I wanted to get involved in an industry that could […]

Sahara Foundation Graduates Inaugural Cohort of the Sahara Impact Fund- “The Resilient Cohort”

  In October 2020, Sahara Foundation conceptualized the Sahara Impact Fund (“SIF”)- a strategic partnership between Sahara Foundation, Ford Foundation, LEAP Africa and Impact Investment Foundation created to support the generation of innovative solutions which will increase access to clean energy, promote sustainable environments all targeted at accelerating attainment of the SDGs in a manner […]

Sahara Foundation STEAMERs Program

Sahara Foundation in partnership with STEM café conceptualized the “catch them young and curious” Sahara STEAMERs programme  in 2021. The Sahara STEAMERs Programme is a school-based science and innovation Fellowship for secondary school students in Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda. The programme aims to raise 150 smart technologists with creative confidence, deep understanding of embedded systems, […]


Everyone is bothered with robotic workers taking over the workforce, but no one is bothered about the toll they are taking on our energy use, natural resources, and our environment at large. There are no doubts that these inventions would transform our economies and probably transform the look of businesses in years to come by […]

QUALITY EDUCATION. Goal 4 Targets & Sahara Impact

A nation without education is a nation in darkness. This is true to words and explains the need for not just education, but a quality education. As a necessity, it is thus one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals 2030; Goal 4- QUALITY EDUCATION Goal 4- Quality Education infographics envisions ensuring inclusive and equitable quality […]


Since 2017 (2 years after the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals), Nigeria volunteered to be among the countries to review the progress of the 2030 SDG Agenda via the Voluntary National Review (VNR) presentation. The Voluntary review presentations are annual reviews presented to the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainability Development (HPLF) which […]

THE AFRICA WE WANT: The Seven Aspirations

Every African child born in and before the millennium knows one or two things about The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 2030), but how well do we know the African Union Agenda 2063? The African Union (AU) Let’s just say the Africa Union is a United Nations exclusive to Africa. It consists of 55 member […]