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Ensuring refugee camps in Rwanda have access to sustainable energy


Working in partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and supported by the IKEA Foundation, the Renewable Energy for Refugees project will help refugees and their host communities access renewable energy, enabling refugees to move from reliance on aid to economic independence. This project will deliver renewable energy investments through innovative approaches in humanitarian settings, working directly with refugees and host communities in Kigeme, Nyabiheke, and Gihembe refugee camps in Rwanda and with urban refugees in Irbid in Jordan. The project will provide access to affordable and sustainable sources of renewable energy, and improve the health, wellbeing, and security of target populations. It draws on Practical Action’s considerable existing experience in renewable energy programmes in developing countries – working directly with communities to deliver the best energy services and products possible for local people.

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