Innovation and Gender Inclusion in Prepaid Solar Distributed Energy for Base of the Pyramid Homes (IADB-GU-G1008)

Countries
  • Guatemala
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Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 11, 2018
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Borrower
Government of Guatemala
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.29 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.55 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS May 9, 2019


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Project Description

The objective of this investment grant is to support Kingo on building an innovation laboratory to develop new products, and the development of a gender-inclusive business model to foster women inclusion in Kingo's workforce. 

According to bloomberg: Kingo Energy manufactures solar energy producing systems. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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