Dysmus Kisilu

    Dysmus Kisilu is the founder of Solar Freeze, a company that specializes in providing renewable energy solutions (solar-powered irrigation kits and solar-powered cold storage units) to smallholder farmers in Kenya to increase agricultural productivity. Since 2016, Dysmus has worked with 3,000 smallholder farmers in Kenya to increase agricultural yields by more than 150 percent.

    Dysmus is also the founder of “Each one, teach one – Train and Earn” an initiative within Solar Freeze that aims to impact the next generation of renewable energy for agriculture leaders in Africa by mentoring young people aged 18-29 years in the operation, maintenance and repair of renewable energy solutions specifically for agriculture. As a result, this skills transfer program has enabled 100 young people learn and earn an income.

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