Grants for solar lantern business for African rural farmers
by THOMAS KWAKU MANU
My name is Thomas Kwaku Manu writing from Ghana. I am the managing director of A.A.B.Bkm Enterprise and have entered into solar business. I am seeking for small start up grant to expand my solar business. Ghana is located in the sub-Saharan Africa.About 95% of the rural dwellers still uses kerosene lantern in their various homes.My focus is on solar lanterns and torches for the rural farmers.
You may like to contact this South African business Bettalights here. I don't know what they can do but they may know a way to help. They sell affordable solar light products specifically aimed at rural poor Africans. If you make an enquiry there, please let them know we referred you (Alternate Energy Sources for a Flourishing Future).
The Ashoka network of social entrepreneurs might be worth contacting. Or the Aga Khan Development Network.
Please let us know how you go.
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