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Invest Tax-Free in a Brighter Future for African Families

With our Innovative Finance ISA Account,  you can invest in businesses that install life-changing home solar systems in Africa. Eligible investors can aim to generate a 4-6% annual return TAX-FREE. 

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Say Hello to the Innovative Finance ISA (IF-ISA)

The UK Government launched the IF-ISA project in 2016 in recognition of the growing role that peer-to-peer lending has in bringing investors and borrowers together outside of traditional banking. 

Lendahand-Ethex offers the option of opening an IF ISA account in which eligible investments can be held, and earnings can be TAX-FREE*.

*Your capital is at risk and returns are not guaranteed. Tax-free returns only available for eligible investors.

What Our Investors Have Accomplished So Far

250K people in Africa have received access to sustainable electricity from our projects.

Energise Africa investors have received over £645K in repayments with 0 defaults.

Over 55k tonnes of CO2 will be mitigated each year as a result of the Energise Africa initiative.



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55,000 TONNES 


See It In Action

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Funding an Energise Africa project delivers:

Families have convenient access to affordable, cleaner and better quality light - reducing exposure to toxic kerosene fumes.

Improved livelihoods as parents have improved income generating opportunities and children can further their education.

Your investment aims to generate a financial return, whilst creating a positive social and environmental impact.




*Your capital is at risk and returns are not guaranteed. Tax-free returns only available for eligible investors.

Over £400,000 in Repayments to Our Investors

Over 1,000 total investors, here's what they have to say:

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