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2021

Solar lighting in Al-Madharebah Villages, Madharebah and Ra’s Al-A’rah District, Lahj Governorate

Yemen

Titre : Solar lighting in Al-Madharebah Villages, Madharebah and Ra’s Al-A’rah District, Lahj Governorate

Pays : Yemen

Numéro projet : YEM/SGP/OP7/Y1/CORE/CC/2021/02

Domaine : Climate Change Mitigation

Date : en cours en 2021

Bénéficiaire : Kharaz Social and Charitable Society

Présentation
Al-Madharebah and Ra’s Al-Areh district is located some 100 Km on the Gulf of Aden coast north-west of Aden close to Bab El-Mandeb. There are fewer villages that are distributed evenly a long the cost and interior territories. The area has limited land resources for agriculture and herding livestock is major activities followed by fishing. The project aimed at assisting grantee to equip 231 families with solar systems for lighting. The project will benefit 1200 inhabitants in several villages of Al-Madharebah district. The project would save community a monetary cost of traditional lighting of US$ 44.4 /family/year. Further the project will save the environment the emission of 36 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) per year. Above all, the project will help improving the livelihood of the local communities in targeted areas due to lighting. Communities will adopt a revolving fund mechanism to ensure project sustainability in the years to come.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 50,000.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 46,145.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 2,744.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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