Clean energy: Bringing equity to vulnerable communities

The renewable energy produced by Pamir Energy’s hydropower plants, like this one in Murghab, Tajikistan, has d...

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The West Nile Rural Electrification Company in Uganda: Generating hope for a brighter future

In northwestern Uganda, AKDN is investing in off-grid energy through the West Nile Rural Electrification Compa...

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Bridges between Afghanistan and Tajikistan

The Vanj Bridge -- part of the Aga Khan Development Network’s multi-sector cross-border development strategy -...

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Sustainable Development Goals - Clean water and sanitation

An AKF-supported water pump, Bartang Valley, Tajikistan.

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1 million

AKF, AKAH and AKFED each contribute energy solutions for different needs. AKFED energy providers supply over a million households and other premises.

Mini hydroelectric plants

According to the 2008 UN Human Development Report, 1.6 billion people, most of whom live in Africa and South Asia, lack access to electricity resources.


2 million

In 2021, AKDN provided over two million people with safe drinking water, sanitation and/or sewage facilities.

“Where there is water, there is progress”: Supporting water management in Tajikistan

SPOTLIGHT Despite its abundant fresh water sources, much of Tajikistan lac...

We have also used an innovative programme of small, community-led infrastructure projects to encourage local people to take charge of their development. This Stabilisation Programme for Northern Afghanistan was the springboard for today’s conference and tonight’s dialogue. Over € 100 million has been programmed through community consultations into 430 projects, responding to the needs identified by local people as most important to them. These build more than infrastructure: They also build trust, they enhance government legitimacy and civic engagement.

His Highness the Aga Khan
Berlin, January 2019


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