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Solar Off-Grid Lightning and Charging Solutions for the Base of the Pyramid

by Dina Meili

Abstract

This Master Thesis seeks to answer the following two research questions:

1. What is the potential of a business approach to poverty alleviation in the solar off grid lighting sector in terms of

  • poverty alleviation impact

  • economic viability

  • impact on environmental sustainability?

2. What are the practical implications of the answer to the first question for a concrete project, in the solar off-grid lighting and charging sector, seeking to contribute to poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability based on business strategies?

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