Piyaya village is located just outside Ngorongoro Conservation area in Ngorongoro district. The village has a population of around 5500 people.
The solar water pumping project that Photons Energy Ltd designed, supplied and installed consist of 26kW solar array and 15kW solar pump and will be able to pump an average of 270,000 liters per day and will serve different purposes including water for livestock (Cattle, sheep and goats). The system will also supply water to the school and dispensary which are both within the village.
The project which has been fund by TEDESCHIA CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISES LTD of Doha, Qatar is one of its kind in the area as it also incorporate a sophisticated monitoring system to enable the monitoring and troubleshooting of the system from anywhere in the world.