Updated on February 3, 2024

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Created on September 18, 2019

Saja Kiosk

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The Saja Kiosk is a portable solar-powered mobile phone charging station.

Developed By
  1. Saja
Content Partners
Unknown

Author

Product Description

The Saja Kiosk is a portable kiosk that uses mono crystalline solar cells to charge up to 50 mobile phones simultaneously. The kiosk is developed for individuals that want to start their own small business, offering a charging station that can also include advertising space and point-of-sale channels. It is developed and distributed by Saja Station in Nigeria.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

The product is distributed by Saja Station, to small business owners that they refer to as "Sajarians".

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include SolarTurtle Kiosk and SOLARKIOSK E-HUBB.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Unknown

Intellectural Property Type

Trademark

User Provision Model

This product can be obtained directly from the manufacturer, by applying to be an owner of the Saja Kiosk.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Power rating (W or kW)

Unknown

System dimensions (m)

Unknown

Battery type

Unknown

Battery capacity (mAh)

Unknown

Description of solar panels

Unknown

Grid compatibility (yes/no)

no

Description of mobility

Mobile

Design Specifications

The Saja Kiosk utilizes roof-mounted mono crystalline solar cells, battery, inverter and charge control system to charge up to 50 mobile phones simultaneously. The kiosk is mounted on two wheels that can be used to move it from one location to another.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Technical support is provided by the manufacturer

Replacement Components

Unknown

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The manufacturer claims that up to 50 mobile phones can be charged simultaneously, and can fully charge a phone in 120 minutes.

Vetted Performance Status

Unkown

Safety

Safety considerations include those relating to shock from electrical circuits, particularly those not protected from water ingress.

Complementary Technical Systems

None

Academic Research and References

There are no papers citing the Saja Kiosk, however the following papers provide general information on solar charging stations for mobile phones:

Wyche, S., Murphy, L., 2013, Powering the cellphone revolution: findings from mobile phone charging trials in off-grid Kenya. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp 1959-68.

Louie, H., Shields, M., Szablya, S., Makai, L., Shields, K., 2015, Design of an off-grid energy kiosk in rural Zambia, 2015 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC).

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Evaluation methods

Unknown

Other Information

A short video showing the Saja Kiosk can be found here. The product can be obtained directly, by applying to be an owner of a Saja Kiosk through their form

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