A Clean Solar Alternative to Kerosene Lamps, Nepal

Jul 28, 2009

Solar Tuki - update

Following activities have taken place in the past 3 months:

 Two representatives from ERM Foundation (from UK and India) visited Nepal to review and to support in the preparation of detailed promotional strategy for solar tuki  Identification of possible microfinance organizations for the promotion of solar tuki in different regions of Nepal  Coordination with Single Women Entrepreneurs Group for the promotion of solar tuki through single women in different regions of Nepal  Completed Solar Tuki Assembling Training in coordination with Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City for the representatives of various women groups  Import of Solar Panel and various components of solar tuki  Establishment of warehouse and started the distribution of solar tuki assembling components  Research and Development: Further development of package for charging GSM and CDMA mobile sets

Thanks to the donor community of the Global Giving (and others as well), we are able to reach more no. of rural poor (who do not have the financial capacity to make down payment) through the credit and installment payback scheme (by using the revolving fund).

We would be pleased to receive your feedback and guidance, so as to better reach the rural people.



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Project Leader

Prachet Kumar Shrestha

Team Leader
Kathmandu, Bagmati Nepal

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