BRILHO has opened its application window for off-grid solar and ICS applications on February 2022, currently the window is closed for new applications.

Processing applications by cohorts on a quarterly basis.

Each MDF bid will be reviewed to ensure that it complies with the minimum eligibility criteria.

Information provided by the applicants is kept strictly confidential.

Application process

4 to 8 weeks from submission to contract signing


Eligibility evaluation

Due Diligence

IC selection

CG detailed planning (optional)

Contract negotiation and signing


BRILHO secures a transparent evaluation and selection process by working with an independent Investment Committee (IC), who is responsible for decision taking on the selection of businesses to be supported by BRILHO’s Market Development Fund. Applicants can contact directly the BRILHO Team Leader at jayala(at) or UKaid's Whistleblower platform to denounce any corruption practice or case.

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