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African Development Bank Energy Financing

Christian Aid

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $125,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2019–March 31, 2020
  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Geographic Focus Africa

About this grant

Christian Aid is a nonprofit organization with more than 70 years’ experience working to support communities and help them to thrive. Based in the United Kingdom, the grantee works globally to eradicate the causes of poverty. Under this grant, they will support and strengthen the capacity of the African Coalition for Sustainable Energy and Access network to address international financial institution lending in the energy sector. The focus will be on encouraging investments in distributed renewable energy, with an emphasis on developing livelihoods for rural Africans who are not connected to the electricity grid.