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Kenya

Quick Facts
Population Size: 44.4 million
Income Per Capita: USD 850
Electricity Access Rate: Urban 71%, Rural 8%
75% Kenyan homes use kerosene lamps

Program overview: 
Lighting Africa Kenya program was launched  in May 2008 and closed on 31 July 2013.
It had a dedicated program management team based in Kenya that provided a comprehensive market development set of activities across five components that included:-

  • quality assurance
  • market research
  • consumer education
  • business development support to the supply chain
  • policy support

The market development activities have contributed towards making Kenya one of the most attractive solar markets in Africa.