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Country  Rwanda, Uganda
Beneficiaries              ARED benefits mostly women and people with disabilities in rural areas and refugee camps. 90% of their kiosk operators are women, and 10% are people with disabilities. To date, ARED has had a direct impact on 156 women and 23 people with disabilities and served over 500K customers that came through the kiosk in the last 4 years. ARED also provides business training to the kiosk operators so they can maximize their revenue.
Project Description 

ARED is a HARD TECH as Service Company (HASS). They developed a "business in a Box" Solar Kiosk Platform to Bring last mile Distribution of prepaid services and digital connectivity to people using Micro Franchisee Business Model. ARED’s services provide access to digital services, digital applications, and phone charging services for low income people in rural areas and refugee camps.

 Legal Needs Sidley lawyers assist ARED with drafting/reviewing partnership agreements and shareholders agreements.