Lubilia Kawembe Hydro Ltd

Uganda Infrastructure

Lubilia Kawembe Hydro Ltd. is a special purpose vehicle established with the sole purpose of developing and implementing the Lubilia Hydro Power Project. The Lubilia project is a 5.4 MW hydropower plant utilizing the hydropower potential of the river Lubilia.

We are invested in Lubilia Kawembe Hydro Ltd through DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund, which is managed by Frontier Investment Management. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts


Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

Africa, East Africa

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

Intermediated investment
DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund
Fund Manager:
Frontier Investment Management
Start date

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June 2013

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.