An exciting off-grid power business bringing affordable clean solar-energy to under-served communities in Myanmar has switched into fund-raising mode. SolarHome, a pioneer company in pay-as-you-go solar power delivery for off-grid households in Southeast Asia, wants to ramp up its operations and ensure ever more families enjoy access to safe light and power.
SolarHome is looking to raise US$500,000 in grants or investment funds. The money will allow the firm to deploy thousands more solar-powered lighting and water pump systems and appliances. (AVPN member Anthem Asia, a “for-profit-implied impact” investment firm operating in Myanmar, is an investor in SolarHome.)
SolarHome offers a steady source of power and light and brings enormous social benefits, particularly to farmers and women in rural communities who are years away from accessing electricity through formal and reliable power grids...