M-KOPA Solar the pioneer in Africa’s pay as you go solar energy space, with over 750,000 customers in Africa, kicked off operations in Nigeria in May and is closing out a great year with the launch of it’s 100 square feet shop in Ikotun, Alimosho.To date, M-KOPA has served hundreds of customers in Lagos during a Pilot partly funded by UK Department for International Development’s Solar Nigeria Grant. Leveraging on its ‘end to end’ sales and distribution model to serve last mile customers, M-KOPA is using fin-tech and solar technology to reduce Nigerians reliance on the popular “better pass my neighbor” 1-2 KVA generators.
The company is also making giant strides with strategic partnerships. On Thursday, 19th December, the company launched a partnership with Quickteller through a training event for over 200 Quickteller Paypoint agents. The partnership will ensure customers can pay easily at Quickteller paypoints and also using USSD. M-KOPA are also trialling a number of other payment solutions to make it easy and convenient for our customers to pay.