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This WANA Solutions loan is designed to help households and small businesses convert from biomass energy to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Despite LPG being a cleaner and safer alternative to traditional forms of energy, all too often those who would most benefit from it are unable to afford the upfront necessary equipment costs (e.g. cylinders, piping, stoves). By funding this loan, you are helping a customer to access a cleaner, safer and cheaper fuel source for their business or their family.
This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit
About Wana Solutions:Wana Solutions joined Kiva through our Experimental Partnership Program, and has therefore received a lighter level of due diligence. Accordingly, loans associated with this partner carry a higher level of risk than typical Kiva loans.
More information about Wana Solutions Wana Solutions (WANA) is a Ugandan enterprise that distributes Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) to rural and urban populations across Uganda, replacing harmful biomass energy with clean technologies. Committed to increasing access to cleaner, safer and more efficient energy, WANA operates 40 outlets across five districts in Uganda, providing affordable LPG resources to families, businesses and saving and loan cooperatives.
Kiva lender’s funds will help WANA to create two new loan products, reaching more families and organizations across Uganda in different ways and reducing the country’s current reliance on harmful and polluting fuels. These loans are the (1) Household and Small Business loans that help end users purchase the necessary equipment begin using LPG in their homes or businesses and (2) Franchisee loans to women entrepreneurs, who will receive training and hands-on support to start their own LPG sales businesses.
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