By Daudi Zirimala
Farmers in Uganda can now smile after SolarNow a leading supplier of modular solar home system in Uganda pledged to provide farmers with modern irrigation solar systems to boast their productivity.
This was revealed by Chief of Operations Solar Now Lars Johannisson while receiving certification as a B corporation due to the impact Solar Now makes in the communities.
According to Lars, solar Irrigation systems the way to go because many farmers cannot wait for rainy seasons to plant their crops with affordable irrigation system Ugandans can boast agriculture.
He says SolarNow has installed solar systems to households,small businesses,schools and hospitals which has reduced carbon dioxide emissions by around 420 C02 tons.
Certified B corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance,public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.