It is our mission to broaden access to energy and information in order to increase the quality of life and potential of residents of the African continent, while reducing environmental pollution and preserving Africa’s natural resources, beauty, and culture.
Driven by this mission we have undergone extensive market research that has resulted in the development of a solar-powered solution that taps into the continent’s abundant renewable-energy resources, helping to transform Africa’s energy landscape and expanding electricity and information access for the rural populace, particularly in areas where people are widely dispersed.
We believe that access to information is the foundation for a brighter future for all. Providing rural Africans with access to the Internet in their own home will change the way our customers manage their health, education, and personal business while also providing new opportunities for household revenue generation.
While in developing countries Internet services and smart devices are associated with luxuries, access to the Internet and Digital TV in rural Africa means the opportunity to transform lives through information. Education, health, and agricultural providers specialized in the African market have already developed Applications that are designed to meet the most basic needs of these individuals, aimed at improving their quality of life. We are partnering with those organizations to bring their solutions to the homes of the people most in need, thereby creating lasting impact.
ABOUT KENYA GREEN SUPPLY
Established in 2013, Kenya Green Supply has been selling Solar Home Systems in Western Kenya for the past 4 years. To better understand the market conditions and conduct invaluable market research we initially sold and piloted other businesses’ solar home systems in Western Kenya (including Bomet, Kakamega, Eshisiru, and Webuye), utilizing a combined in-house sales force alongside solar distributors. Our time and experience gained in the Kenyan market has led us to the development of our latest product, the AllSola TV, the first integrated solar-powered device in the market that provides direct access to the Internet and digital TV.
ABOUT OUR FOUNDERS
About Marielle Fillit — Chief Executive Officer
Marielle Fillit holds a Bachelors Degree in International Relations and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA and a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University SIPA in the City of New York.
Prior to starting Kenya Green Supply, Marielle worked in the Secretary General’s Office at the United Nations on the Sustainable Energy for All program. There, she helped the office create the program from its inception. Prior to working at the United Nations, Marielle was a Consultant at Accenture in the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, DC.
Marielle is a 3-time One Young World Delegate and holds a Certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the Beijing Institute of Education.
About Kevin Musila — Chief Operating Officer
Kevin is an Environmental Planner with Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning and Management from Kenyatta University. He also holds certificate in Entrepreneurship from the African Management Initiative.
Prior to starting Kenya Green Supply, Kevin worked for the Kakamega County Government, where he helped develop the County’s environmental policy and waste management plans. Prior to that, Kevin worked at KenGen, where he was a member of the renewable energy department, helping Oserian Company Ltd in their Research and Development and Geothermal Power plant, monitoring environmental impacts and undertaking basic energy generation responsibilities.
In 2013, he was one of 12 Kenyan Ambassadors at the One Young World conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2013, he founded Kenya Green Supply Ltd and has acted as General Manager since.