Asia Clean Energy Forum, Manila, 2017

Join us for a PACE-D TA Program side-event discussion on “The Promise of Microfinance as a Vehicle for Promoting Energy Access” on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. PHT.

This event will feature remarks from Nithyanandam Yuvaraj Dinesh Babu, Chief of Party, USAID PACE-D Program and Nicola Armacost, Managing Director of Arc Finance, who will outline the estimated market size, business case for energy lending and investment opportunities.

In addition, this event will feature a panel of three microfinance practitioners–Pranab Rakshit from Sarala Development and Microfinance P Ltd., Christudas kv of ESAF Small Finance Bank and Rashmi Sinha of Saija Finance Private Limited–who will share their perspectives on how MFIs are demonstrating the opportunity and what is now needed to scale the existing programs further.

More details can be found in the flyer below.