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Better Financing for Local Solar Energy Entrepreneurs in East Africa

Kenya Climate Innovation Center

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Advancing Climate Change Solutions
  • Grant Amount $30,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2023–December 31, 2024
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Geographic Focus Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

About this grant

Since 2012, the Kenya Climate Innovation Center has been working to provide business development advisory services and financing to local entrepreneurs creating climate and clean energy solutions in East Africa. With Mott Foundation support, the grantee is providing business development advisory and financing services to local entrepreneurs working to accelerate access to solar energy services for productive use within rural off-grid communities of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. With this grant increase, the grantee will organize a regional meeting to facilitate better knowledge sharing, networking and coordination amongst the Mott-supported renewable energy access partners in East Africa.