The BUILD Fund makes inaugural investment into East African off-grid solar energy solutions distributor

The BUILD Fund (‘BUILD’), an impact fund created in partnership between Bamboo Capital Partners (‘Bamboo’) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (‘UNCDF’), has made its inaugural investment, providing a USD$500,000 working capital facility for Mwezi Ltd (‘Mwezi’), a Kenyan distributor of solar products.

  • Mwezi is a distributor of solar products which improve the health, wealth, and environmental impact of off-grid communities in Kenya
  • The investment will enable Mwezi to expand substantially into the next wave of solar productive products and into neighboring LDCs (least developed countries)