Mary Kibui is a mechanical engineer graduate, passionate about the welfare of women in the world. Having been in the male dominated field she beat all odds to ensure that she helps a woman who by the society culture is not able to achieve their dreams. Mary has been working as a mentor to young girls in STEM. Her desire is to ensure they manage to impact many lives out here which is possible by educating a woman and offering them a chance to contribute in the growth of the economy at large.Recently Mary thought of a way to transform the lives of mothers in the rural areas and also help in protect the environment.
In collaboration with Powerspot Pelletizers Kenya, they are able to produce renewable energy for cooking as well power production mostly to the people not connected to the national grid. The jiko program is a long-term investment to ensure that every household has power and is able to use renewable energy sources to protect our environment from pollution.
Powerspot Pelletizers Kenya is located in Kakamega County and deals with the production of pellets that help to produce clean energy that is converted to power while cooking. Due to the ban of charcoal in Kenya, so was the initiative founded being able to capture over 100 distributors. .
PowerGen Renewable Energy
Wambui Muigai is a mechanical engineer, who has specialized in renewable energy. She has worked in both the public and private energy sector in Kenya. Her focus has been on increasing access to clean renewable energy; solar energy across Africa. Wambui works for PowerGen Renewable Energy where she designs and installs renewable energy systems. Wambui designs solar power assets that suits the needs of communities in East Africa in the form of solar micro-grids and hybrid systems. She is passionate about positively impacting lives through clean renewable energy that is consistent, reliable while conserving the environment at large.