Mission of YOLK

Our mission is to make unlimited, pollution free, solar energy available in daily life. We aspire to develop innovative products that, not only combine technology and creative design, but also provide solutions to social and energy challenges.

 


 

2020

  • Set up the 3rd ‘Solar Cow’ in Kenya in February.

 

2019

  • Set up the 2nd Solar Cow in Tanzania in September.
  • Became South Korea’s 1st P4G partner.
  • Solar Cow chosen as one of the ‘Best Inventions 2019’ by Time Magazine.
  • CES Innovation Award – Tech for a better world.

 

2018

  • In the process of developing ‘Solar Cow’, a creative solution for energy supply and education issues in developing countries.
  • Set up the 1st ‘Solar Cow’ prototype in Pokot, Kenya in July and continuing to monitor it.
  • Held exhibitions and presentations at ShowStoppers, IFA in Germany, and AidEx in Kenya and Brussel.
  • ‘Solar Cow’ – IF Social Impact Prize, AidEx Innovation Challenge 2018 winner.

 

2017

  • ‘Solar Paper – CES Innovation award, ISPO Finalist and more.
  • Collaborative working with Beams Design in Japan.

 

2016

  • Solar Paper was launched on Makuake in Japan and got funded over on JPY 26,800,200.
  • Bronze Award at Geneva International Invention Exhibition in Switzerland.
  • Participated in Dubai Gitex, Hong Kong HKTDC Electronics Fair, Intersolar Europe Germany etc.

 

2015

  • Lunched Solar Paper, the world’s thinnest and lightest solar charger.
  • Raised over $ 1Milion on Kickstarter.
  • Held exhibitions and presentations at ShowStoppers, IFA in Germany, and AidEx in Kenya and Brussel.
  • ‘Solar Cow’ – IF Social Impact Prize, AidEx Innovation Challenge winner.

 

2014

  • Invented ‘Solarade’, the world’s smallest portable solar charger.
  • Raised over $70,000 on Kickstarter (U.S. crowd-funding)