Paul Needham Keynotes - Paul Needham's keynotes discuss important social issues that are plaguing the world today. As a...
The entrepreneur believes that great solutions exist. While solar solutions are not affordable for the people that need them the most, individuals surviving on less then four dollars a day can still have an equal opportunity at obtaining energy. Needham's organization, Simpa Networks, makes solar energy available to those who cannot afford it.
The organization uses a pay-as-you-go pricing method, modeled after mobile phone cards, allowing its customer an ultimate ownership of the electricity. After payments add up, equipment is paid off and belongs to a customer, allowing everyone to have the same power and opportunities that come from energy.