The IKEA Foundation (Stichting IKEA Foundation) works to create a better everyday life for the many people. As the philanthropic arm of INGKA Foundation, the owner of the Ingka Group of companies, we focus on improving the lives of vulnerable children by enabling their families to create sustainable livelihoods, and to fight and cope with climate change. Learn more at www.IKEAfoundation.org
New report: Solar water pump customers report improvements in their lives
The Uses & Impacts of Solar Water Pumps Report explores the benefits and challenges experienced by customers in East Africa, Senegal and Zambia based on findings by the 60 Decibels team. It provides insights to inform stakeholders and encourage scaling of markets for nascent technologies like solar water pumps.
Global LEAP Awards Launches the 2021 Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge
The Global LEAP Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge will identify and promote the most energy-efficient, sustainable and cost-effective cold storage technologies designed for smallholder farmers.
Efficiency for Access Design Challenge winners 2020 – 2021 showcase clean energy innovations at Grand Final
Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund: Innovator Series – M-KOPA
Smart batteries: the key to scaling efficient and affordable appliances?
Uses and Impacts of Solar Water Pumps
This report explores the benefits and potential challenges experienced by solar water pump customers in East Africa, Senegal and Zambia based on findings by the 60 Decibels team. It provides insights to inform stakeholders and encourage scaling of markets for nascent technologies like solar water pumps.
Solar-powered fans can help support sustainable futures
Extreme heatwaves kill at least 12,000 people around the world per year, and one billion people are at immediate risk from lack of access to cooling. Amid climate change, appliances such as fans can be lifesaving, especially for women and the elderly who traditionally spend more time at home