ModRoof

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Product description Brand name and product description

ModRoof is a modular roofing system for low income home owners.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Panels are currently being manufactured and field tested in Ahmedabad, India.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

2-3 dollars per piece. Interview with manufacturer A ModRoof for a 23.2 sq m slum home costs about 50,000-60,000 rupees ($738-$885), and can be paid with a loan from a micro-finance institution.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Current roofing options in the region are mostly limited to expensive reinforced concrete slabs or inexpensive corrugated metal roofing. ModRoof seeks to fill the void in the market for high quality and low cost roofing. They are also developing a micro-financing model to make the option accessible to lower-earning households.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 1 and 11: Aims to create dry, and thermally and acoustically comfortable living conditions for urban slum dwellers.

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

The urban poor, residents of informal settlements.

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