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2018

Economic growth through sustainable access to renewable energy solutions in rural Lesotho

Lesotho

Titre : Economic growth through sustainable access to renewable energy solutions in rural Lesotho

Pays : Lesotho
Zone d’intervention : Five of Lesotho’s districts, namely, Leribe, Berea, Maseru, Mafeteng, and Mohale’s Hoek.

Date : March 2018 - February 2021 (36 months)

Objectifs
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the socio-economic development of rural households in Lesotho through access to energy efficient and renewable energy services and technologies (EERE). A sustainable social enterprise will be established to distribute the EERE technology to rural populations to meet their different needs. The project also aims to establish a sustainable distribution chain from the builder to the final beneficiary in Lesotho’s rural areas.
A secondary goal of the project is to develop the revenues of 40 independent distributors. A third goal is to sensitize 10,000 community members on the negative impact of the use of biomass fuels in their homes and to encourage the use of solar lamps

Présentation
The Economic Growth Through Sustainable Access to Renewable Energy project aims to build a social enterprise that will provide, promote and distribute renewable energy solutions to rural communities and smallholder farmers in five of Lesotho’s districts, namely, Leribe, Berea, Maseru, Mafeteng, and Mohale’s Hoek.

Mise en œuvre : Positive Planet International
Partenaires : Rural Self-help Development Association (RSDA) Financement
Total Cost : EUR 1,252,420.00
EU contracted amount : EUR 1,001,936.00

European External Action Service (EEAS)

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