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I’m sorry,” offers Alicia, the co-founder and president of Buen Power, a social enterprise that sells solar products in off-grid communities surrounding Cusco, Peru, “We don’t have any more of that model in stock.”

Tags: last mile distribution   Latin America   Peru   solar energy   solar light   

Light Up Hope on October 8

We hope you'll join us for this year's Business of Hope Luncheon (BOH) on October 8, which will highlight our early-stage Green Technology (GreenTech) work. Your attendance will help support our GreenTech work, which aims to connect families that live in rural, un-electrified areas, with access to affordable energy solutions, such as solar technologies.

Tags: BOH   Business of Hope   energy poverty   last mile challenge   solar energy   solar light   solar technology   

MiCrédito is a new Global Partnerships (GP) partner in Nicaragua that aims to connect rural, off-grid populations with access to solar technologies. With technical assistance and funding from GP, as well as new relationships with Nicaraguan solar companies Tecnosol and NicaSolar, the for-profit microfinance institution will begin offering financing for solar products, thus potentially connecting thousands with electricity that they otherwise could not access.

Tags: last mile distribution   Latin America   Nicaragua      solar energy   solar light   

Empower Africa

As we all get ready to celebrate Independence Day and our collective spirit of patriotism, it’s a good time to reflect on U.S. generosity around the world.

Tags: Africa   energy   Haiti   Latin America   Obama   OPIC   renewable energy   solar energy   solar light