Last Updated:
19 Jan 2022

PPIAF Supports Efforts to Catalyze Access to Modern Off-Grid Lighting Products in Africa by Engaging the Private Sector

PPIAF provided a series of three technical assistance grants to help progress the aims of the Lighting Africa program. As a result of PPIAF’s support, over 40,000 people in Rwanda received access to lighting solutions1 ; Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Senegal received information about policy barriers hindering the development of their off-grid lighting markets; Ethiopia received capacity building training designed to unlock private investment and spark its clean, off-grid lighting market; and Tanzania received support for a market intelligence study aimed at informing the development of its clean, off-grid lighting market.