H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma
Mossi Princess Abze Djigma from Burkina Faso is a direct descendant of the famous warrior and legendary Princess Yennenga, considered the mother of the Mossi people of Burkina Faso. She is the founder and CEO of AbzeSolar; the Ambassador for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency of Burkina Faso; and President Senior Advisor External Relations and Gender for the Center Region Council of Burkina Faso (C.R.C). H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma is the Initiator and leader of the ‘MAMA-LIGHT’ Initiative for Sustainable Energy, a Worldwide program that provides access to affordable energy for women, small business and children. It empowers the informal sector, it drives the generation of new jobs and it creates a sound basis for gender equality and women empowerment. H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma is also the initiator of the Global Expertise Hub for the Informal Sector Which works with and on behalf of the informal sector. It is an expertise centrum that facilitates their empowerment by making information accessible for all stakeholders and by catalysing actions oriented activities.