Creating clean energy access through microfinance
clean energy installations
Microfinance energy officers have valuable jobs providing clean energy education and after sales service to microfinance clients.
people with lower risk of cancer, heart & lung disease
This microfinance client has a reason to smile. Children who have electric light learn more and do better in school than children who depend on kerosene for lighting.
Nimal, in Uttar Pradesh, India, used a microloan to buy a solar lighting system and she began to save money from reduced kerosene expenditure in her first month.
tonnes of CO2 emissions reduced
These children have less likelihood of respiratory disease because their parents and neighbors bought clean burning stoves through their local microfinance bank.
saved on fuel expenses in 2012