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400 Tanzanian and Kenyan Women to Benefit From Renewable Energy Funds

The funds awarded to Energy 4 Impact, a non-profit organisation that supports local businesses provide energy access to off-grid communities in Africa, will implement the two-year programme.

According to the media statement issued this week in Dar es Salaam the programme will provide business and technology training and mentorship, and support for the group to access financing and market opportunities.

Energy 4 Impact Programme Manager Godfrey Sanga said the programme was part of the Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER) launched by the US Department of State in January 2013 to empower women clean energy entrepreneurs across East Africa, Nigeria and India to deliver clean energy access.

Nathan Siemers

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