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Bio


WHO WE ARE

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Bio


WHO WE ARE

Zuwa Energy is a fully Malawian owned limited company.

 

              

Our vision is to eradicate energy poverty and improve the lives of Malawians through access to  clean, safe and affordable solar household systems by the year 2030.

 

Our Mission

To provide affordable access to high quality solar household systems in Malawi

To raise funds to support Empower Ltd’s mission to enable community self-reliance in Malawi.

Empower Ltd is a registered non-profit organisation in Malawi and works in partnership with rural communities to enable their vision for self-reliance. 50% of profits from our operations will go towards supporting Empower's rural development initiatives in Malawi. 

 

Our Team


MEET OUR TEAM

Our Team


MEET OUR TEAM

 

Zuwa Energy was founded by three social entrepreneurs with extensive experience in business and community development in Malawi.

Our Board

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jones ntaukira

Jones is a young Malawian Social Entrepreneur. He has been Executive Director for Empower Ltd (Malawi) since 2012. At Empower Ltd, he has been instrumental in managing the development and implementation of all projects for Empower Ltd. This includes a sustainable energy project which saw 200 households getting access to solar lanterns through an innovative ‘community banking’ model. He was key in developing and implementing a model which proved that deployment and adoption of solar can be increased by innovating in the area of financial inclusion. Jones holds a BSc (Forestry) with a bias in natural resource economics from Mzuzu University and is currently finalising an MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Malawi University of Science and Technology. 

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runil patel

Runil is Malawian Engineer with extensive business experience in Malawi. Runil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Houston. He has 5 years of experience managing retail operations, having initiated and managed the Mapanga Group’s importation of LG Electronics into Malawi. Runil is also a Founding Director of ARK Construction, an innovative construction firm based in Lilongwe, Malawi.  Both roles have developed his business acumen and allowed him to build an extensive business network in Malawi. He also serves as the Board Director (Finance) at Empower Ltd (Malawi). 

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shanil samarakoon

Shanil is a social entrepreneur residing in Sydney, Australia. He grew up across Malawi, Botswana and Sri Lanka. He is the Founder of Empower Projects, Empower Ltd’s parent organisation. He holds both a Bachelor (Monash University) and Masters (UNSW) in Commerce and is a trained permaculture consultant.  Shanil has over 10 years of experience in International Development, having developed and implemented projects across both Sri Lanka (Post-Tsunami) and Malawi. This includes the development of Empower Project’s asset-based 5 year project framework, supporting the establishment of financial cooperatives and off-grid renewable energy initiatives. He is also an academic at UNSW Business School in Sydney, Australia.

 

 
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Become an Agent


BECOME AN AGENT

Become an Agent


BECOME AN AGENT

To become an agent, email info@zuwaenergy.com  

One of our Team Members will send you an agent application form and an agency agreement form which you must read and if you accept the conditions of agreement, sign and return the form. Remember to attach the following documents:

1. Business registration certificate (For firms only)

2. Valid copy of ID for individuals and Directors

3. Business references

4. A brief 1 page marketing strategy

We are looking for agents in all districts in Malawi. You can also become a super agent- talk to us!

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