SKDRDP, Indian micro finance for sustainable energy, Ashden Award winner

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

This video can be downloaded here: www.ashden.org SKDRDPwon an Ashden International Award in 2012. To find out more visit the link above, and follow us on: Facebook bit.ly Twitter twitter.com Blog: www.ashden.org Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) in South India is a prime example of the vital role a well-run microfinance organisation can play in meeting the poor’s energy needs. The Karnataka-based NGO provides affordable loans to families in the area, helping them buy renewable energy systems that improve their quality of life. Key to the success of this highly replicable programme, which has so far provided nearly 20000 energy loans are self-help groups that help people make informed choices on what energy products they buy.

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