Soppo Likoko Electrification Project

About Soppo Likoko

  • There are approximately 50 Households.
  • Each family consists of 5-10 people.
  • No access to electricity.
  • Daily routines are limited by sunshine and education cannot remain “current”.
  • Large outflow of locals due to lack of opportunity.

Project Scope

  1. To supply the community with constant source of electricity that meets their current and future demands by constructing and implementing and electrical grid tie-in system.
  2. To educate the community on electrical “Best Practices” that also focuses on sustainability, efficiency and cost-management.
  3. To meet any and all future needs of the community, including a potential water-pump system.

Two Previous Assessment Trips, one upcoming implementation trip!

What We’re Currently Working On

Design and Implementation Phase

  • Fundraise for upcoming travel.
  • Work with in-country utility partner to ensure longevity.
  • Strengthen communication with Soppo Likoko Community.
  • Create education materials and workshops for community.

Project Email: ewb.uiuc.soppolikoko@illinois.edu