Lesotho and SunFire

In many ways this was SunFires first initiative and remains a driving inspiration for continuing to promote Solar Cookers throughout Africa until now, 18 years later. Lesotho is one of Africas poorest yet proudest Countries. A Third of the Country is a mountainous region with Mokotlong as its Capital. While SunFire was in Mokotlong conducting

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Energy in Lesotho

Solar Projects

The mountain kingdom of Lesotho has an estimated population of 1.953 million with more than 70% living in rural communities.  Rural communities rely mainly on pastoralism and migrant labour for livelihoods. Despite the roll out of Phase 1 of the “Lesotho Highlands Water Project” (including the “Muela Hydropower Station” which generates 72 mega watts of

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