Volunteer of the month of October

Tell us about yourself (Name, job title, location, and length of stay  with Sahara) My name is Damilola Abiodun Adekiya. I work as QHSSE Manager, L’AIR CENTRUM, IKEJA, and I have spent eleven years in Sahara. Using three words, describe how you feel to be named Sahara Foundation volunteer of the month? Honored, thankful, and […]

Meet Our Sahara Impact Fund Alumni – Damilola Asaleye

  Who is Damilola Asaleye? Damilola Asaleye (popularly known as the Solar Queen) is a renewable energy entrepreneur with over 15 years’ experience.She is the Chief Operating Officer and a Co-founder of Ashdam Solar Company Limited (www.ashdamsolar.com). A social enterprise focused on solving energy poverty in Nigeria through providing access to clean energy and also […]

Volunteer of the month of September

1). Tell us about yourself (Name, job title, location, and length of stay with Sahara)   My name is Hassan Oladipupo Colley, a Quantity Surveyor (QS) for Sahara Group Limited (Projects Department). I am situated at Corporate Centrium and have spent 11 months in the role.   2) Using three words, describe how you feel […]

TheWatchMen (from the eyes of the mentor)

We WON!!! Joining the Sahara Group in February, I looked forward to volunteering with the Sahara Foundation because volunteering has been an integral part of my life for a very long time. So, when I had the opportunity to volunteer for the Sahara Foundation STEAMers program (which I almost missed due to email configurations, but […]

Four Nigerian Students emerge winner of STEAMERS program

The most effective route of becoming is simply by acting. It is for this reason that the Sahara foundation embarked on a mission of bringing together some of the young and brightest minds across Africa to help them build models of possible solutions to challenges being faced by their immediate communities. This idea saw the […]

Meet Tina, the Hub admin of Sahara Foundation Recycling exchange hub in Ijora

Recycling takes a little effort on your part, but makes a big difference on the world. As an emerging economy with a population of nearly two hundred million people, Nigeria generates quite a lot of waste. The Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON) estimates that nearly sixty-five million metric tonnes of waste is generated in […]

Meet Our SIF 2022 Cohorts

When it comes to funding for social innovators, there always seems to be a certain amount of difficulty encountered by the innovators themselves. It is for this reason that the Sahara Foundation, an environmentally conscious powerhouse unit of the energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group, launched the initiative of the Sahara Impact Fund (SIF) to […]

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 […]