Off-Grid projects powering rural communities in Kilimanjaro and other regions of Tanzania

Last Modified: Wed Nov 16 2016 21:38:11 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 50
    Multi-functional Platforms (MFPs), powered by liquid fuel engines, generate electricity which is commercially supplied to rural communities and has enabled the communities to access services of lighting, refrigeration, cell-phone charging, powering computers, battery charging, etc.
  • 75
    solar power systems have been installed as well in schools and dispensaries. Dispensaries such as the Michepo Village Dispensary, can now operate freezers to store vaccines.
  • 16
    villages (and their respective districts) that benefitted are: Mwamadilanha, Mwakitode and Lyabukande (Shinyanga Rural), Ulowa, Chambo and Segese (Kahama), Mji Mwema (Siha), Lunzawe and Uyovu (Bukombe), Mashewa and Kimbo (Muheza), Mnazi and Mlola (Lushoto)Nyakanazi (Biharamulo), Kijungu (Kiteto) and Kona Nne (Kaliua).
  • 6,000
    or so beneficiaries across the 16 villages.
  • 3
    key partners: Tanzania Traditional Energy Development and Environment Organization (TaTEDO) - key implementation partner with Hivos and the EU provided the funding.
  • Tshs 60 million
    average revenue generated within these rural communities each month as a result of the access to energy besides improved social services such as health, education, water supply, business services, employment, telecommunication, etc.