The M-KOPA 5 is a solar lighting system that is manufactured and distributed in Kenya.

Product description Brand name and product description

The M-KOPA 5 provides a technology platform that combines embedded GSM + mobile payments to enable solar home system financing. The M-KOPA 5 is a combined solar home system with PAYG functionality and end-use appliances including lights, a torch, radio, TV, fan, and USB ports for device use. The product was designed by M-KOPA and is manufactured and distributed by dealers in Kenya and Uganda.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product has been distributed through hundreds of M-KOPA dealers in Kenya and Uganda.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

176 – 222 USD (18,999 – 23,999 Ksh)Converted on August 2020

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Target users include individuals, businesses, and organizations in Africa interested in implementing solar power.

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