What is ToughStuff?
ToughStuff's mission is to bring affordable energy products to people without access to electricity thereby helping to increase living standards, improve health, enhance the environment, and build enterprise and employment.
ToughStuff has developed a modular range of affordable solar powered energy solutions to the three main power needs for those living off-grid – lighting, mobile phones and radios. Our unique products are designed following market research and field studies in Africa to meet the specific needs of our customers. They combine high performance, durability, and affordability
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ToughStuff is a Social Enterprise
ToughStuff is a triple bottom line business – we aim to achieve positive financial, social, and environmental outcomes. We operate as a privately funded company which we believe enables us to more effectively and sustainably achieve our social and environmental goals.
- Creating a sustainable commercial model, which does not need to rely on donations or fundraising, substantially increases our ability to scale to meet the huge need;
- We believe the business disciplines of efficiency and competition can help us in our objectives
- We operate with the flexibility to adapt to evolving market conditions
- We are required to account for our performance to our funders, partners, and shareholders.
ToughStuff is pleased to support the UN Global Compact's 10 Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti corruption.