Learn how IEEE Smart Village delivers immediate, positive impact to the world’s poorest, most energy-deprived populations, by stimulating social enterprise through:
- Seed-funded standardized micro-utility equipment and operator training
- Standardized business plan and training
- Community based education model and wireless Learning Community delivery system
The entire community participates in the success of the local electricity business that IEEE Smart Village seeds, and profits are reinvested to grow all phases of the program to scale. . Following demonstrated pilot program success, each IEEE Smart Village partner commits to raising capital to expand the micro-utility program to further enhance village commerce, entrepreneurship and educational opportunities, as well as to work with other partners addressing clean water, health and sanitation, agriculture, access to markets, school curriculum development and implementation, etc.