About us

About us

Our Mission

Connecting and transforming the micro-economies of rural Bottom-of-the-Pyramid (BoP) communities to break the poverty trap by establishing managed centers at the last mile (malls). These THE PULSE Centers will host local, national & international third parties so that they can provide to underserved populations products, services & innovative solutions in the fields of retail & wholesale, finance, health, water, agriculture, leisure & entertainment, as well as other sectors (platform approach).

Our Vision

A Pan-African network of THE PULSE subsidiaries under an international holding (THE PULSE Holding Ltd.) with strong, long-term partnerships with companies and organizations of all crucial sectors.

The company

THE PULSE Rwanda Ltd. was founded by the Technical Advisor Solarkiosk Solutions GmbH. THE PULSE Rwanda Ltd. invested in 69 well-designed, manufactured kiosks in Rwanda that will be the anchor structure of each THE PULSE Center. Solarkiosk has recently signed a Joint Venture agreement with East African Power Ltd. Both companies will work together to implement THE PULSE in the very near future.


Alfred Ndabarsa

General Manager

Celine Umurenzi

Operations Manager

Julien Kaburame

Finance Manager

Board of directors

Andreas Spiess

Founding partner and lawyer at Spiess Schumacher Schmieg & Partner lawyers, founding partner of Solarkiosk Solutions GmbH

Evariste Karambizi

Director, Division for Peace, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Thomas Rieger

CEO Solarkiosk Solutions GmbH

Nic Synnott

Chief of Staff at East African Power

Paul Snijders

Director at East African Power

Awards for our innovative design solution that is the centerpiece of THE PULSE (the E-HUBB)


The POLIS AWARD for urban and project development honors projects that make a contribution to the public well-being of a city beyond their own scope. He assumes that project realizations that result from partnership attitudes will do justice to the complex requirements of the city of the future. In April 202The E-HUBB was the reason for the innovators to be rewarded with thee the 3.rd place in the category economical realities by the renowned POLIS AWARD

2014 - German Federal Design Awards

Since 2006, he Design-Award of the Federal Republic of Germany and is given for outstanding achievements in the fields of product and communication design, and to a personality in the design sector. It was founded in 1969 and has since been held yearly by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and is the most prestigious German competition in the design field and is also traditionally called the “Award of Awards.” The E-HUBB was the reason for the innovators to win the Silver Prize at the 2014 German Federal Design Awards.

2013 - Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design Architecture Award

The prestigious Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design selected the innovators of E-HUBB as one of the winners of the 2013 International Architecture Award for pioneering design.

2013 - German Ecodesign Award

The German Ecodesign Award recognizes sustainable products, services, and concepts which are outstanding in their design. Since 2012, the award has been granted annually by the Federal Ministry for the Environment and the German Environment Agency in cooperation with the International Design Center Berlin. The innovative design of the E-HUBB was the reason for the innovators to win the Award in 2013.