M-KOPA solar, a solar energy company operating in Uganda has partnered with UKaid to invest 20 million dollars to expand solar energy connection in more parts of the country.
This was announced at a meeting held at M-KOPA solar offices in Lubowa between the Head of private sector Department at the Department for International Development Tony Burdon and the managing Director M-KOPA solar David Damberger.
Mr. Tony Burdon said that the secured fund from UKaid will be used to procure solar power kits that are going to be leased low earners especially in rural areas to access solar energy.
He said that the initiative will phase out the high rate of using kerosene lamps which is always their houses polluting affecting children while studying at night.
M-KOPA solar offers solar technology that extends credit to its customers who cannot raise the required fund to own solar power at once.