BUSINESS PERFORMANCE OR SOCIAL IMPACT? WHY NOT BOTH? SUPPORTING SOLAR ENERGY COMPANIES TO MEASURE SOCIAL IMPACT IN ZAMBIA

Social enterprises have two ultimate goals: to generate sustainable profits and improve livelihoods. While they typically have systems in place to track business metrics, many social enterprises lack the foundational monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools they need to measure whether their products and services improve customers’ livelihoods.

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AECF AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR TAKE THE SUCCESS OF SOLAR ENERGY BEYOND EAST AFRICA

The African continent needs to fully adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to realize its full potential. While SDG 7 specifically addresses affordable and clean energy and ensuring access to reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, a number of other SDGs are underpinned by the central role that access to energy plays in achieving them, most notably education, health, food security and the eradication of extreme poverty.

AECF AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR TAKE THE SUCCESS OF SOLAR ENERGY