Arc Finance: Changing Lives Through Energy and Microfinance


Arc News Headlines

Managing Director and Co-Founder Nicola Armacost on Microfinance
Link TV: Television Without Borders

Electrifying the Poor: Highly Economic Off-Grid PV Systems in Ethiopia - A Basis for Sustainable Rural Development

Power off the grid: Solar panels empower the rural poor
Sep 25, '09 MediaGlobal

SELCO India Announces Social Growth Financing Investment
From The Good Energies Foundation, The Lemelson Foundation and E+Co

Jan 12, '09 Selco Press Release

The battle for the soul of microfinance
Dec 5, '08 Financial Times

Power to the people
October 27, 2008 Financial Times


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Jay Cox-Chapman
Program Assistant

Jay is Arc's Program Assistant and supports the Arc team by managing the organization's internal systems across projects. He coordinates Arc's knowledge products, Arc's reporting obligations, and is leading Arc's efforts to identify and leverage goods-distribution systems in the developing world. In addition, he led the development of Arc's Partner Performance Monitoring Tool, an Excel- and SMS-based tool that allows MFIs to monitor their energy lending programs.

Prior to joining Arc, Jay worked in the green building industry, assisting with the project management of several innovative projects, including an 11,000 sf shipping-container office building. He also served as an editorial assistant for Making India Work, a book by William Bissell on market solutions to governance and poverty in India.

An American citizen and a native of Hartford, Connecticut, Jay earned his BA from Williams College in Environmental Studies and American Studies.