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Plans for a New Off-Grid Energy Challenge Focused on Women

Since African women innovators and leaders often have lower access to financing than their male counterparts in many African countries, the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and GE Africa have launched another partnership for a new 2017 Off-Grid Energy Challenge focused on women in energy. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

Catherine Wambu uses her M-KOPA solar powered light to cook at night.

U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and GE Africa launch a partnership for a new 2017 Off Grid Energy Challenge for women in energy at the sideline of the U.S. Africa Business Forum held on September 21st on New York.

(L-R): Executive Director Chuka Eze and CEO Ifeanyi Orajaka, of Green Village Electricity Project (GVE) demonstrate how their innovative technologies can illuminate households and increase productivity in remote areas.


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