Innovative player that gives low-income households in East Africa access to power.
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M-KOPA Solar

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Globally, 1.3 billion people do not have access to energy and another one billion only have limited access.

M-KOPA Solar addresses this global challenge by using an innovative approach to give low-income households in East Africa access to power: it combines mobile payments with GSM sensor technology to enable households to buy a solar home system at an affordable price.

By now, M-KOPA has connected over 400,000 rural households in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania with its solar home systems. The loans provided by Hivos-Triodos Fund, Triodos Microfinance Fund and Triodos Fair Share Fund enables M-KOPA Solar to realise its growth ambitions.

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