Productive Use of Electricity for Development: Expanding Access in Uganda

Bukasa Island, Lake Victoria
Bukasa Island, Lake Victoria. Photo Credit: Open Capital
Andrew Ssentongo, founder of GRS Commodities, lends a hand during the installation of solar panels on Bukasa Island.
Andrew Ssentongo, founder of GRS Commodities, lends a hand during the installation of solar panels on Bukasa Island. Photo Credit: GRS Commodities
Solar panels on Bukasa Island.
Donors should fund pilot programs and research to develop commercial proofs of concepts for innovative new off-grid solar technologies. Photo Credit: Open Capital

For, as GRS Commodities founder Andrew Ssentongo reflected, even when implementing a project on an island, “You can’t work as an island, it is the partnerships and collaborations that make a successful project.”

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