GVEP brought together 170 school teachers in Uganda to showcase the benefits of energy efficient institutional cookstoves over the traditional ones in a bid to boost the number of schools using improved cooking technologies.
The system will provide reliable and affordable electricity to nearly two thousand households and over 200 businesses on Ukara Island, enhancing people’s income generation opportunities and productivity for a range of commercial activities.
The off-grid power and internet startup has raised 201% of its £265,000 funding target on Crowdcube. The company is the first project to benefit from financing from DFID through GVEP via the crowdfunding platform.
GVEP appointed Peter Weston as Director of Investment Advisory Services. Peter is an expert in power and renewables, with 20 years of experience as an investor, lender and strategic adviser, mostly in developing countries.