Lighting Africa

lighting-africaLighting Africa, a joint IFC/World Bank program, catalyzes commercial markets for the delivery of clean, affordable, reliable energy services to some 600 million people not connected to grid electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa. The program has enabled more than 28.5 million people in Africa access clean,affordable, safer lighting. Lighting Africa, which aims to reach 250 million people by 2030, is part of the World Bank Group’s contribution to the goal of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) by 2030.

Lighting Africa is implemented in partnership with the Africa Renewable Energy and Access (AFREA) Grants Program, Denmark, the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), Italy, The Netherlands and The United States of America. For more information, visit