Help us to turn Black Friday into Green Friday!


If you’re like me and get a bit depressed about the global obsession with Black Friday, when the whole world seems to lose its mind, forget the perilous state of our planet, and go shopping crazy…. then here’s a tonic. These seven ladies have just completed their training to become Heya! agents. They’re ready to … Continue reading Help us to turn Black Friday into Green Friday!

Heya! launches €200k debt raise with Trine


Trine is a crowd-funding website created to provide debt finance to companies selling solar products in off-grid communities in the developing world. We’re thrilled to have launched our first campaign through Trine; and excited to report that 14 days into our campaign, the public has pledged €80,000. We’re well on our way to reaching our … Continue reading Heya! launches €200k debt raise with Trine

NewLight Africa launches $1.5m equity fundraise


NewLight Africa is today announcing the launch of a campaign to raise $1,500,000 in equity investment. We’re raising the money to build our management team and to start scaling the business. With pledges of over $1.2m already secured, we are confident we will achieve our goal in a short space of time. Only qualifying investors will … Continue reading NewLight Africa launches $1.5m equity fundraise

Heya! wins major grant to drive growth


Good news! Due in no small part to the hard work and attention to detail of NLA’s grant funding supremo, Candice Pelser, NLA has secured a €350,000 grant from the Environment and Energy Partnership (South and East Africa), to accelerate our growth in Kenya; and prove to the investment community that our model is scalable. … Continue reading Heya! wins major grant to drive growth