Honorine's shop was demolished and she found herself on the street with no income and five children to raise.
RINOO invested in the rental and start-up of a new store.
An innovation based social enterprise, a maker space, tech lab, digital creative art workshop and co-working facility.
Empowering young entrepreneurs ventures for wealth creation, assisting young persons to acquire employable skills in technology, digital creative art, and entrepreneurship.
To replace the fragile Calabaz-lamp, a new lamp was developed for rental in the solar kiosks of "SOLAR WITHOUT BORDERS".
The Led-lamps are a cheap and clean alternative to kerosene lamps.
To internationalize the solar kiosk project of "Solar Without Borders - SOLERGIE", a 'Kit Solar Kiosk' was designed.
The kit is operational in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, DRC and Kenya
An old grain mill, which was shut down in 1953, has been preserved. The house will soon be available as a residence for a migrant family.
An economic activity will be developed for them on the site.
A feasibility study for a small hydroelectric power station, next to the existing grain mill was developed.
A perpetual right to use the water was secured by constructing a fish pass.
Various research projects were set up in collaboration with HOWEST, KAHO Gent and KAM-Mariakerke.
One of these projects helped shape the RINOO LED lamp. Another studied a solar-powered adsorption cooling installation
For over 25 years, 4 private apartments have been providing accommodation to people with a migration background, people in supervised housing, young adults whose supervision has expired, ...
A non-profit organization "RINOO lighting-Lumière" was founded as a result of a close collaboration with the project "SOLAR WITHOUT BORDERS - SOLERGIE".
RINOO developed a special LED lamp which gave the Energy Kiosks a new boost.
A wide variety of projects were started with the common goal of giving people opportunities to develop their talents and build a better wealthy and welfare life.
The driving force behind these projects is the local non-profit organization "ROYALTY WORLD" with Doris NGUM as its figurehead.
The projects are locally anchored in a recently established company "RINOO CAMEROON Ltd".
Under the name "association LES QUATRES EAUX" a non-profit association was founded with the aim of preserving an old grain mill and building a new small hydroelectric power station.
The house is currently being converted to accommodate a migrant family and to offer them an economic activity on the 9,5 ha site.
RINOO Lighting-Lumière ivzw.
9030 Gent - Belgium
Phone: +32 93 295 730
Mobile: +32 478 774 040
Btw BE0 636 892 892
LES QUATRES EAUX ass.
2 Chemin du moulin de Bar
19800 Bar - France
Mobile: +32 478 774 040
Siren: FR82 491 796 975
RINOO CAMEROON Ltd.
Mile 16, Bolifamba
Buea - Cameroon
Ph + WhApp: +237 652 018 614
Phone : +237 680 004 950