Bring Clean Energy and Water to Off-Grid Tanzania Communities

  • Started On 2018-2020
  • Target Location Ikungi-Singida, Busega- Simiyu, Bunda -Mara

Project Description

The main purpose of the project is to bring clean energy and safe water to off-grid marginalized communities by introducing technological solutions to Three villages i.e. Mungaa, Makotea & Mtavila in Ikungi districts, Singida region, two villages i.e. Busami & Mwamigingwa In Busega district Simiyu and Three islands i.e. Sozia, Namuguma & Buyanza in Bunda district, Mara region. The areas to be selected do not currently feature in the national plan for electrification.

Organisation UNDP
Project Cost 820000

SDGs Covered

Project's Impact


Social impact- Reduces waterborne diseases - Improves literacy and school completion by lighting - Facilitates WIFI smart phone connectivity for the villagers - Reduce CO2 emissions


Financial savings will grow in house-holds due to affordable sources of energy and safe water. Today, most families in the marginalized rural areas buy kerosene for lighting and suffer big costs to pa


Rural economic activities will increase. Through the solar-powered use of off-grid boxes, communities will be empowered to engage in a diversified range of businesses apart from agriculture


The Project will stimulate sustainable business partnerships through the promotion of private sector and community led implementation. It directly impacts socio-economic aspects critical to economic

Project Contact Person

Emmanuel Nnko