We have been using cow dung as fuel since it was the most affordable and accessible in our neighbourhood. We were suffering from the smoke and it affected our health. Use of solar energy will improve the quality of our lives.

Adey Asli Berhane
85 years old
Woman of Qnafna region
Country Programme Snapshot

2009 Start Date

56 # of Projects

US$ 2,588,000 Total Grant Amount

US$ 443,883 Total cash Co-Financing

US$ 4,355,590 Total In-Kind Co-Financing

Country Portfolio by Area of Work

Capacity Development
Chemicals and Waste
Climate Change Adaptation
Climate Change
Land Degradation
Multifocal area
* Quality Assured Data from SGP’s Annual Monitoring Process as of June 30, 2021.


Mr. Alemseged Moges
National Coordinator
Ms. Freweini Negash
Programme Assistant
Hday street,Asmara, East Africa5366