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A	dedadal	challenge	
	
•  A$er	20	years	insurgency		
in	Northern	Uganda	
•  Transforma:on	from	
humanitarian	to	
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CE3-Uganda Fostering Entrepreneurship in an Electrified, Connected Ecoysystem

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A poster presentation for USAID HESN's TechCon 2016 at MIT, November 11, 2016.

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CE3-Uganda Fostering Entrepreneurship in an Electrified, Connected Ecoysystem

  1. 1. A dedadal challenge •  A$er 20 years insurgency in Northern Uganda •  Transforma:on from humanitarian to developmental concerns •  80% s:ll off-grid by 2022 Resources •  BOSCO: commitment to dignified globaliza:on •  Nascent livelihood ecosystems around connec:vity and electrifica:on CE3 •  Building on these emerging ecosystems •  Connec:vity, electrifica:on, entrepreneurship •  NDIGD, Accenture, other corporate partnerships Pilot efforts •  3 x 1 kW hybrid solar microgrids •  1000 entrepreneurs equipped with common business language •  Contribu:ng to 400 jobs Toward scale •  Produc:ve use CE3 ecosystems at kW scale •  Electrified businesses reaching households •  U:lity-scale for income & grid/off-grid coordina:on Toward sustainability •  Learning from a study with baseline of 5000 Gulu businesses •  Local Business Planning Interns w/ Accenture support, paid by SACCO Entrepreurial support •  Entrepreneurial Essen:als (6 wk) for business planning •  Follow-up support in Entrenpreurship Club •  SACCO microlending •  130 Accenture mentors Current model •  Local off-grid u:li:es •  30 kW solar w/ storage •  Anchor tenants with prepayment of 70% •  Electrified businesses with entrepreneurial support CE3-Uganda: Fostering Entrepreneurship in an Electrified, Connected Ecosystem Thomas Loughran, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame

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