ILUMINANDO began on 2015 as part of Social Enterprise Brand Solutions (www.brandsolutions.com.co), and on 2017 it turned into a spin-off founding a totally independent social enterprise to have a specific focus on our mission: Contribute to energy access problem by empowering base of the pyramid population with reliable and economical solar energy solutions that have innovative schemes that contribute to long-term performance creating socio environmental benefits that catalyze sustainable development. It was co-founded by Brand Solutions Ltd and by Santiago Aparicio, who have high experience on social innovation and sustainability.
Proyecto Iluminando has been creating socio-environmental impact and we need to begin scaling to amplify these to more areas.
So far we have reached this impact:
-Number of People empowered: 20.000
-Microentrepreneurs: 6 *
*We have empower 6 microentrepreneurs that live in poverty conditions that are educating and distributing the solar lamps having an extra income.
- School aged kid reached with solar lighting: 2500
- Saved in energy related expenses: $630.000.000
- Productive hours created for working & studying: 5.400.000