Finance ready plan: Solar for sub-Saharan schools and communities

S3C, Kenya

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S3C aims to enhance the economic development of rural inhabitants by providing energy to schools and encouraging local entrepreneurship through the training of technicians.

S3C will sell solar systems to rural households by first electrifying rural schools. The schools will involve the local population. Through capacity building and knowledge transfer, local technicians will be trained to implement and maintain the systems. Micro financing schemes will be provided to the buyers to cover upfront costs. S3C International will organise the business, the procurement, the capacity building, distribution and micro financing. Read more

Sector: Renewable Energy
Finance needed: $200,000 – $500,000

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