Angaza Insights


Meet Michael Isika: Angaza Customer Success Team

January 3, 2019

At Angaza, we’re dedicated to making life-changing products affordable to the world’s one billion consumers in emerging markets. The Angaza customer support team ensures that our Last-mile distribution customers receive exceptional and personalized resolutions, every time. In today’s team spotlight, Michael Isika, our Strategic Customer Success Manager, discusses upcoming trends in…

Off-Grid PAYG Solutions in Limited or No Connectivity Environments

December 26, 2018

This is part one of a three-part series on building reliable embedded systems. Off-Grid PAYG Solutions in Limited or No Connectivity Environments << You’re here Reducing Risks in Embedded Software with Static Code Analysis Developing PAYG…

Our Hiring Process: Software Engineer Interview

December 16, 2018

We’re excited that you discovered Angaza and that its mission resonates with you. Our software engineer interview process includes four steps: resume review, phone call, software project, and on-site interview. The entire process is guided by two principles: 1) treat the candidate with compassion and empathy,…

Why Distributors Use Pay-As-You-Go

November 26, 2018

This is a continuing series on using keycode systems to deliver Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar in off-grid energy markets. Why Distributors Use Pay-As-You-Go << You’re here How Mobile Network Operators Utilize Prepaid Scratch Cards…

Engineering Internship with Angaza

November 26, 2018

During summer 2017, Colby Harper participated in a software engineering internship at Angaza. This is a reflection of that summer’s experiences. Engineering Internship From day one, Colby felt like a full member of the team. “Bill Finn, a senior software developer…

Discover Angaza’s Engineering Constitution

November 13, 2018

Here at Angaza, we appreciate the craft in our engineering work. We strive to deliver life-changing products, while caring deeply about the process we use to create these products. We don’t just want to “do engineering,” but rather, we aspire to master the art…

Microsoft Airband Grant Helps Angaza Change Lives

October 19, 2018

Thanks to a Microsoft Airband Initiative grant, Angaza has embarked on a relationship with Microsoft to leverage the power of Microsoft’s Power BI data analytics platform. Angaza uses Power BI to provide their partners with comprehensive business intelligence tools…

Fosera GSM Solar Home System is Angaza Pay-As-You-Go Ready

October 16, 2018

Angaza and Fosera are growing their partnership to offer a greater number of Pay-As-You-Go solar home system options for the 1.2 billion people who lack a grid connection or reliable electricity. Fosera’s latest Angaza Pay-As-You-Go-enabled product, the Power Line GSM…

Angaza is a 2018 Skoll Award Recipient

October 11, 2018

Once in a while, it’s nice to be recognized for the work we do. This week, the Skoll Foundation, the premier organization for advancing social entrepreneurship around the globe, announced that Angaza CEO Lesley Marincola is a recipient of the 2018 Skoll Award…

Angaza Receives the 2018 Ashden Award

October 11, 2018

Ashden, a London-based charity that supports and promotes sustainable energy enterprises, announced Angaza as the recipient of their prestigious 2018 Ashden Award for International Financial and Business Model Innovation. Ashden annually conducts a rigorous search in the UK and abroad for pioneers in the…

Three Bright Products Are Now Angaza Pay-As-You-Go Ready

October 10, 2018

Angaza and Bright Products are expanding their partnership in order to deliver more Pay-As-You-Go multifunctional solar solutions to off-grid consumers. Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go technology is now integrated with two additional BRIGHT products: the…

How Angaza Uses Design Thinking to Impact Millions

September 15, 2018

At Angaza, we build tools that distribution businesses use to sell and manage loans for life-changing products like solar home systems, clean cookstoves, and solar water pumps. Designing a software product (including a mobile app) that enables our users to carry out their day-to-day responsibilities is a challenge.