Celebrating 25 Years of Tuning into Progress with

Lifeline Energy

Lifeline Energy is hitting a high note as we mark a quarter of a century connecting communities across Africa and beyond to the airwaves!

Who We Are

We’re a values-driven non-profit social enterprise that operates globally but focuses on Africa.  Our values underpin our work.

What We Do

We design, manufacture and distribute solar and wind-up MP3 players and radios for humanitarian use.

Get Involved

We love it when people join us to make information and education accessible where it’s most needed. Let’s partner.

Communications Support

Introducing LESA Communications

A division of Lifeline Energy


9 Big Reasons Why Radio is Important to Africa


Tom Hanks Day supports Girls Education

Esila for Girls | Project


Radio for Conservation Farming and Saving Wildlife



Sierra Leone Tackling Violence Against Girls

“I saw immediately the impact such a radio could have on impoverished peoples in Africa and the world.”

-Tom Hanks

International Tom Hanks Day supports Lifeline Energy

No one else has the depth of knowledge or offers the level of service that Lifeline Energy does for your communications initiative. With 25 years of on-the-ground experience in Africa, as well as globally for emergencies, we can help. Through our extensive network of partners, let us assist you with the planning and implementation of your project.

What we can offer for your communications initiative


Assisting with proposal writing

Supplying products customised and customised packaging and instructions
Handling factory-to-door logistical requirements

Co-creating distribution plans


Assisting with audio content creation


Conducting training via train-the-trainer approaches

Creation of training materials in appropriate languages

Monitoring and evaluation

Handling the project’s digital marketing

#1 – Radio remians the top communication medium in Africa

Solar and wind-up radios and MP3 players distributed

Average listeners per radio or MP3