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Solar Electrification in Al-Haijah Village, Azzaidiah District, Hodiedah


Titre : Solar Electrification in Al-Haijah Village, Azzaidiah District, Hodiedah

Pays : Yemen

Numéro projet : YEM/SGP/OP5/Y6/CORE/CC/17/01

Domaine : Climate Change Mitigation

Durée : 3/2017 — 2/2018

Bénéficiaire : Al-Haijah Water Project Society

The project targeting 57 homes in Al-Haijah village,Azzidiah District Hodiedah Governorate. The use of solar energy for rural electrification is growing in Yemen after communities’ awareness of the efficacy of renewable energy and its impact on families livelihood. The communities main occupations are agriculture and fisheries. Most homes have no access to electricity and only few had small generators that operates with conventional fuel and run only for several hours in the evening. The lack of readly avialble fuel and it expensive cost encourage people towards renewable energy. The project will benefit 57 household, including 57 families and 512inhabitants (284 M & 228F). The project will assist local community to acquire solar systems for home electrification including solar modules 150 WP and dry batteries of 100AH. The project will save the environment the emission of 27 tons/year of CO2. Community are aware of the importance of project sustainability hence a revolving fund mechanism will be established through a monthly subscription of YER1,000/system/month. Environmental awareness will be raised among all beneficiaries towards environmental sustainability, CO2 reduction, climate change mitigation and wider environment.
The project will conduct the following activities : * Equipping 57 homes in Al-Haijah village with solar systems. * Raise Environment awareness among 228 men and women. * Ensure project sustainability.

Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 19,543.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 11,395.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 2,737.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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