We combine exemplary financial management with outstanding technical skills to be the ultimate climate and clean energy fund manager, improving the lives of hundreds of millions of people through our work.
We create and scale funds and impact, tailoring financial products to our investors, working with not for profit, private sector and government organisations to enable the biggest impact.
We are empowering communities to withstand and recover from shocks and stresses from natural and man-made disasters.
We deliver interventions that improve communities’ abilities to withstand man-made or natural disasters without compromising their long-term developmental prospects. We also seek to incorporate resilient thinking into the design and delivery of programmes in our other sectors.
Funded by the UK government, BRACED aims to help 7 million people in 13 countries in Africa and Asia including Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Burma, Nepal, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda better cope with a changing climate.
This paper gives an overview of the energy access landscape in Africa detailing the various financing models for the sector. We share our experience in creating a market for traditional fuel alternatives and working with rural distribution chains and small scale IPPs and mini grids.