Women entrepreneurs facilitate last-mile distribution of solar products in rural Senegal

Last Modified: Sun Aug 21 2016 21:52:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 36,000
    solar lanterns, some of them with phone charging facility, will be sold in rural eastern Senegal.
  • 150 groups
    of women entrepreneurs—each group consists of 20 to 50 women will manage the last mile sale and distribution of these products.
  • 344
    rural villages of Tambacounda and Kedougou in eastern Senegal are the target regions.
  • 4
    organisations have come together to make this program a success - GVEP International - local partner, TOTAL Senegal - product supplier, ENERGIA and SEM Fund - organisations involved with ending energy poverty.