We work with organizations that seek to provide clean-energy solutions to the rural BoP. Our organizations focus on last-mile distribution, ensuring that the right products are within reach of the consumers who need them most. Together, we seek solutions for best practices in successful models, with the ultimate aim of replicating these models worldwide.
Examples of who we work with include:
FM targets the access challenge faced by rural household for quality products. Over half the worlds population uses deadly cooking and lighting practices that kill over 2 million people annually, where half of these deaths are children under the age of 5 (WHO). Product solutions exist to fix this staggering issue, but the problem still lies in the education and distribution channel for these products that does not exist at scale. FM targets Base of the Pyramid (BOP) Consumers who have limited access, but high demand for quality and affordable energy products, reside in rural and semi-urban settings and live in a households that makes Rs 2,000-3,500 ($43-$76 USD) per month. These consumers often require a loan product to buy a consumer durable, are farmers, dairy, laborers, MFI members, and more.. They lack access to energy and markets to acquire products. FM is targeting 50 million households covering over $1 billion in 5 years.