Supporting the Philippine government’s efforts to rehabilitate the power facilities for internally displaced people in the war-stricken Marawi City

Implementing Partner: RTI International

USAID Investment: $1.597 million

Contact: Lily Gutierrez

Developing renewable energy resources and increasing the resiliency of the electrical grid:

  • Constructing solar street lights and solar panels in rural health clinics
  • Supplying lighting for women and girls to safely use common toilets at night

Using a Government-to-Government mechanism to support activities:

  • Training in solar photovoltaic (PV) installation and troubleshooting
  • Fostering a strong relationship between the Philippine Department of Energy and the Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative