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A New Off-Grid Energy Challenge Aimed at African Women

African women often have less access to financing than their male counterparts in many African countries. With that in mind, GE Africa and USADF have relaunched their partnership for a 2017 Off-Grid Energy Challenge aimed at African women-owned and managed energy enterprises and innovations. Find out more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

Paris Wanjiru, 17, uses a solar-powered light created by M-Kopa to study at night. Before her home had electricity, she was ranked sixth in her class; now, she ranks second. GE Africa and USADF has relaunched their partnership for a 2017 Off-Grid Energy Challenge aimed at African women-owned and managed energy enterprises and innovations.

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