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Project Title: Access to Clean Energy for the Poor through Microfinance (CleanStart)
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CleanStart (2012-2017,$US 26M) aims to increase poor people's access to sustainable, low-cost clean enery supplies through microfinance. To this end, UNCDF and UNDP will jointly support 18 FSPs in six countries across Asia and Africa to provide end-user finance for clean energy systems and services to 600,000 low-income households and micro-entrepreneurs, By end of the programme, CleanStart will have supported 2.5 million people move out of energy poverty. It is envisioned that CleanStart will create a replicable business model for wider scale-up across other developing countries.
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UNCDF, UNDP ,   (2013 )
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Publication in English
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ENERGY, ENERGY SUPPLY, SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, POVERTY, MICROCREDIT, MICROFINANCE, MICROLENDING, FINANCING, FUND, CLEAN ENERGY, CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, CAPACITY BUILDING, RISK CAPITAL, INFORMATION, KNOWLEDGE, RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT, RESOURCES CONSERVATION, RESOURCES MOBILIZATION, PROGRAMME STRATEGY
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 UNCDF : Capital Development
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03.10.00  -  Energy Resources
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