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Lighting the Lives of the Rural Poor

Bringing light to Haiti, one solar lamp at a time
CBS Evening News

Interview with Niki Armacost of Arc Finance and Dominique Policard of Sogexpress about Arc Finance's Remittances Project in Haiti
NBC Miami & Tropik TV

Where innovation pays off: Helping low-income Haitians access environmentally-friendly energy products
November 2012 FOMIN

Stima Systems' Group Microleasing Model - Promoting Payment and Reducing Risk at the Group Level
July 2012 Arc Finance Case Study

Arc Finance Podcast: Fiza Farhan, CEO, The Buksh Foundation
July 2012 Arc Finance Podcast

Using Energy Products and Other Initiatives to Spur Growth at a Philippine MFI
August 2012 Arc Finance Blog

How Women Are Powering Energy Access in Uganda
June 2012 Arc Finance Blog

Financing Sustainable Enery: An Optimistic View From Niki Armacost
July 11, 2012 Ashden Blog

Climate Scope 2012 Report featuring Arc's Haiti Remittances Project
July 2012 Inter-American Development Bank Report

Can The Microfinance Sector Help Deliver Clean Energy?
May 14, 2012 CGAP Blog

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

Tanvi Mehta
Project Assistant — India

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Tanvi supports the Arc India Team and partners in promoting and implementing end-user financing solutions for renewable energy and water in India.

Tanvi has spent her career working on clean energy initiatives in India. Before joining Arc, Tanvi worked at SKS Microfinance, a leading microfinance organization in India, supporting the organization in rolling out its Solar Lights Program. During her time at SKS, Tanvi also coordinated efforts to launch new schools in low-income communities in Andhra Pradesh

She also worked on the Shell Foundation's "Room to Breath" campaign to promote smokeless cookstoves with Grameen Koota, another leading microfinance organization. Prior to this, Tanvi was at, an online crowd-sourcing platform providing low cost capital to MFIs, leading the start-up organization's fundraising efforts.

Tanvi holds a Bachelors Degree of Commerce in International Business from The University of Adelaide in Australia. A native of India, Tanvi speaks English, Hindi, and Gujarati.