British International Investment

M-Kopa Uganda Limited

UgandaEast AfricaFinancial services

Headquartered in Nairobi, M-KOPA is the world’s largest, pay-as-you-go solar energy company.

Its off-grid solar home systems now operate in over 700,000 low-income households in Kenya and Uganda. It is also using its credit system and distribution network to provide a range of financial and other services to its customers.

The firm was founded in 2010 by Nick Hughes, Chad Larson, and Jesse Moore.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $2m Financial services October 2017 Exited

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