Real life stories


Sumitrabai Kendre sells tea and biscuits on the roadside in Pune, India. Her clients are basically office goers during the day and passers-by at night.

Earlier she was usinga small rechargeable electric lantern for the nights. Her daily expense to re-charge her lantern battery was Rs.20. When she bought the Agni Solar device powered by Kpay’s pay-as-you-go technology she startedpaying Rs.12.5 per day (for 4 hours of operation). For her these savings are huge and she has now paid off the cost of the device and it is completely free for her. This saving has allowed her to provide more for her family.