Within the framework of our 2 years project about social entrepreneurship and inclusive business in the secteur of water and energy, we've met some social entrepreneurs in India: Husk Power System (biomass gasification), Selco India (SHS), ONergy (SHS), Sarvajal (Kiosk for drinking water, Simpa Network (clean energy through mobile payment). For each one of them, we're writing a case study.

As Simpa Networks operates in the field of mobile payment, I thought it could interest some of you to have a look at this basic case study :  http://www.sevea-asso.org/wa_files/Case_20study_20Simpa.pdf

And if you want to know more about our initiative, don't hesitate to give a look at our website : 
Hope you'll find these information interesting :)

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Very nice!
Thank you for sharing, Cécile.

I looked at the case study but I am amazed that no one has tampered with the device.   I am quite apprehensive about credit in parts of the world where there are no consequences to bad credit.   This is where the problem lies.   In some parts of the world, payment plan or credit=you are not going to get paid!!

Hi Seth, seems there many companies trying that business model:
http://bennu-solar.com/pay-as-you-go-enabled-solar-solutions/

Hope this is useful.

Interesting...I will read further.    

this Might work for microfinance institution venturing into the sector.

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