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Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Shire Alliance: Energy Access for Host Communities and Refugees in Ethiopia

The overall objectvie is is to improve the living conditions in the host and refugee communities by creating livelihood opportunities, enhance local capacity building and improve the access to basic services using the cross-cutting impacts of the provision of energy services.

Main objectives

The specific objectives are as follows:
 Specific Objective 1: To improve the delivery of basic services such as healthcare, education, protection or cooking for host communities and refugees through the connection of the communal services to the grid, the installation of street lighting and solar home systems.
 Specific Objective 2: To enhance the capacity building local entities, EEU, host communities and refugees.
 Specific Objective 3: To create livelihood opportunities that allow host communities and refugees to promote income-generating activities, creation of employment and economic development.


Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation

EUR 3 050 000

Shire alliance: energy access for host communities and refugees in Ethiopia

Action Fiche

2 MARCH 2023
Region and Country
  • Horn of Africa
  • Greater economic and employment opportunities
  • Strengthening resilience of communities
  • Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation

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