Lighting Kenya

    Start Date: 01.02.14 End Date: 31.08.14

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    Current Beneficiaries: direct ; 16,951, indirect ; 84,755

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    Lighting Kenya is a one and half year project funded by Barclays Bank Kenya Limited running from February 2014 and ending in August 2015. The main goal of the project is to enhance economic independence and security of 500 youth entrepreneurs through participation in clean energy activities to 25,000 households. The project has five strategic objectives which include; creating awareness and building the capacity of the youth and community on the need for solar lamps, building the capacity of youth and women in business initiation and management in implementation of solar based entrepreneurship activities, building the capacity of youths and women in financial education, enhancing access of clean and safe energy lighting solutions to rural and peri urban young households through development of incentive -driven models and finally encouraging new private sector entrants to the promotion of solar lighting solution through increased collaboration/partnerships. The project will use existing GS&L groups currently or formally working with Banking on Change II project to train 500 youth entrepreneurs who will be linked with clean energy product suppliers , particularly of solar lamps to create a supply value chain that will reach villages and peri-urban areas in Migori, Homabay, Kisii, Nairobi (Embakasi) and Embu Counties. During the 1 and ? years, the project is targeting to facilitate distribution of 25,000 solar lamps.


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