A $178k grant to Isle Utilities to pilot a technology innovation platform that will bring together promising water technology innovations with Africa’s largest water utilities to solve common delivery challenges.
Lack of access to clean drinking water is a pressing issue amongst GIF’s target and remains a priority Sustainable Development Goal by the UN.
Market linkage opportunity gives a broader platform for key stakeholders to get access to multiple impactful water technologies in one setting.
Potential for a highly-leveraged investment that is diversified and de-risked because it facilitates many innovations and many utilities, therefore, there are higher chances of one or more positive innovations being adopted and scaled. Thus, our small investment, and leveraging IFC’s financial contribution, could lead to delivering an outsized impact.
Water sector specific model has not been tried in Africa and would be improving on lessons from the TAG Brazil pilot, the only other developing country pilot.Apply for funding