Solar Electrification of Rural Social Services for Stability in Alignment with UN Health Cluster and Borno State
03/01/2019 - 14:40
The overall objective is to assist the government of Borno in delivering essential services to rural populations though the provision of robust and long-lasting solar power solutions to improve health, education and livelihood outcomes.
Estimated total 782,753 beneficiaries accessing social facilities with off-grid renewable energy, with a total of 391,377 female beneficiaries. Accurate numbers can only be provided once baselining and monitoring activities commence at the actual installation sites;
Max. 1,043 tonnes of CO2 emissions avoided per year.
1 x Health Cluster priority secondary hospital at Gwoza – large size;
Maiduguri College of Nursing and Midwifery, including the female and male hostel areas and the staff quarters;
5 village clusters satellite to the supported secondary hospitals, as per WHO/UNDP plans. Systems include: a day school, PHC and approximately three solar pumps for water provision for livestock and irrigation, as well as people.