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the Daey Ouwens Fund


Energie voor ontwikkelingslanden.


The Daey Ouwens Fund aims to provide more people in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) with access to energy, by promoting small-scale projects in the area of renewable and job-creating forms of energy supply. The most important target group are the LDCs in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Daey Ouwens Fund fits into the Netherlands' wider purpose of contributing towards the achievement of the United Nations’ eight Millennium Development Goals. The fund focuses particularly on Goal 1 (eradicating extreme poverty and hunger) and Goal 7 (creating a sustainable environment). 

Currently the Daey Ouwens Fund is the most import source of finance for THPS, the Tanzanian distribution organization of Ecosoft. A subsidy of € 210,000 was granted for the development of the market and organization in Tanzania. The subsidy allows THPS in this still experimental phase of the organization to distribute the Crank Box for the price it would cost when mass produced. The expectation is that we can build sufficient volume to sell the Crank Box at the same as the current price when the subsidy is no longer available. The goal is that THPS will be self sufficient from July 2011.


Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken

Agentschap NL, Ministerie van Economische Zaken Agentschap NL Ministerie van Economische Zaken


Daey Ouwens Fonds

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