Futurepump is a renewable energy company that designs and manufactures solar-powered water pumps, harnessing the strength of distribution partners to deliver service to rural households. Using the pumps, farmers can grow vegetables in and out of season, support agricultural productivity, and bolster climate change mitigation and adaptation.
With AECF’s early investment, Futurepump was able to directly reach over 4,500 smallholder households and created more than 20 fulltime jobs. It continues to broaden its product and distribution range, expanding its geographical reach to other East, West and Southern African countries. Recognised by the prestigious Ashden Award and winning the category for International Sustainable Energy and Water, Futurepump is leading the race for affordable micro-solar irrigation.