Thematic Fiche no. 3: Microcredit – a tool to improve access to modern energy

In development work, microcredit has become the buzzword and advocates of microcredit often perceive it as a panacea for poverty reduction. However, experiences show that using microcredit as a tool for development can be challenging and often more complicated than perceived in the design of a project. In this thematic fiche, experiences of the projects financed under the ACP-EU Energy Facility Programme will be presented.

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