InfraCo Africa announces 2017 impact results

Read InfraCo Africa’s development impact results in the Private Infrastructure Development Group’s (PIDG) 2017 Annual Review.

Since it began work in 2004, PIDG company InfraCo Africa has helped over 13 million people gain access to new or improved infrastructure. With Total Investment Commitments of over US$2.1bn it has supported the creation of almost 1,300 long term jobs in the continent’s lowest-income countries.

Read more on InfraCo Africa’s achievements in 2017 in PIDG’s Annual Review.

PIDG’s impact in 2017

InfraCo Africa is part of PIDG, which helps finance infrastructure in the world’s lowest income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and south and south-east Asia.

In 2017, PIDG companies closed 20 deals on projects across its target countries in sub-Saharan Africa and south and south-east Asia. Seven of these were in fragile and conflict affected states. PIDG mobilised $2.5bn from private sector investors and development finance institutions using its pool of donor funding. 9.9 million people benefitted from new and improved access to infrastructure across the year.

Browse PIDG’s digital annual review for an interactive look at its development impact throughout 2017.

Recent projects

Uganda: Kalangala Infrastructure Services

Making connections for a brighter future

  • Marine transport
  • Water
  • Road
  • 1.6MW solar diesel
  • Our Commitment: US$7.7m
  • Total Commitment: US$49m
  • Up to 30,000

Operational. KIS is a pioneering mixed utility company that: operates two modern roll-on roll-off ferries; purifies and distributes clean water; provides affordable solar power; and has upgraded Bugala Island’s 66km main road.