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Democratic Republic of Congo

Quick Facts

Population Size: 67.5 million
Income Per Capita: USD 220
Electricity Access Rate: Urban 39%, Rural 3%

What’s Happened

Initial consultations carried out with the Government to agree on Lighting Africa engagement in DRC (2013).

Integration of a US$ 1.5 million component for off-grid lighting activities into the existing IDA-financed Regional and Domestic Power Markets Development Project (2014).

What’s Next

Procurement of goods and consultant services for a pilot distribution activity equipping social institutions with off-grid lighting products in/around Kinshasa province (2015 start date).

Procurement for consultant services for the execution of thematic analytic work and market assessments (2015 start date).​