USAID-RAN Household Solar Workforce Development Challenge. Photo Credit: Rachel Couch for Power Africa
The ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), Makerere University in partnership with USAID, as part of its commitment to the Scaling Off-Grid Energy (SOGE) Grand Challenge for Development, is proud to announce two winners of the Household Solar Workforce Development Challenge: Global Distributors Collective (GDC) and Whitten & Roy Partnership (WRP). Over the next 15 months, these two organizations will implement awards totaling US $350,000 that support scalable, innovative, third-party training solutions to the off-grid solar home system sector’s workforce in sub-Saharan Africa. Through these trainings, participants will be able to efficiently and sustainably respond to market needs.