Member - The Rainmaker Enterprise

Uses solar energy to access and manage water for safe consumption and sustainable agriculture in hard-to-reach places, starting in South Sudan.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2016
Company Size 9
Member Type
Founders James Thuch Madhier
Headquarters Toronto, ON M5S 1H8, Canada
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In regions hard hit by conflict and climate change, remote communities are challenged by extreme hunger, poverty and resource-driven conflicts. Solar-powered water pumping and sensor-driven drip irrigation allow for high value crops to be grown locally all year round, supporting society’s most vulnerable and mitigating conflicts over scarce resources. Our holistic model is co-designed and co-managed with communities to build lasting solutions through training and employment focusing on women and youth, improved production and connection to market. Peace, prosperity and environmental security in Africa begin with efficient water management.

We are an award-winning organization founded in Canada by a former South Sudanese refugee to build lasting solutions to the interconnected challenges of extreme hunger, poverty, conflict and climate change.

Our unique position allows us to combine the power of clean technology with local knowledge to build resilience and restore dignity in hard-to-reach places.

Headquarters Toronto, ON M5S 1H8, Canada

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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