This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.
Wind for Prosperity is the brand name for the concept developed by Vestas Wind Systems to provide power to off-grid locations using a combination of one or more wind turbines and a diesel generator. Kenya has been identified as the most suitable country in Sub-Saharan Africa where this power solution can be developed.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Africa, East Africa
We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- DI Frontier Fund 2
- Fund Manager:
- Frontier Investment Management
- Start date
For direct investments, this is the date British International Investment committed capital to the business or project.
For funds, this is the date that British International Investment committed capital to the fund.
For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e
- July 2018
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.