Commitment to Action

Scaling of Basic Services With Small and Medium Enterprises

Commitment by

Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group (Aidg)

In 2009, Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group (AIDG) committed to scaling its business incubation services to create 25 new infrastructure development enterprises for underserved communities over a five-year period. These enterprises will aid a combined population of over 200,000 people, by bringing water, sanitation, energy, and other desperately needed services. From $1.25 million in initial investment, these entrepreneurs will generate $5 million per year in economic activity and will help bring basic services to struggling communities.

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Commitment

Scaling of Basic Services With Small and Medium Enterprises

Launched

2009

Est. Duration

6 Years

Estimated Total Value

$4,000,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

GUATEMALA, HAITI

Commitment by

Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group (Aidg)

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Lemelson Foundation