ModRoof

Rematerials

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

Product description

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

Target region(s)

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

Distributors/implementing organizations
Market suggested retail price

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

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

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

Target user(s)

The urban poor, residents of informal settlements.

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