Founded on ethics and values that drive progress and positive change, these civil society institutions – of education, health, science and research, and culture, to name a few – harness the private energies of citizens committed to the public good.
PamirEnergy: Transforming lives through hydropower
A group of engineers surveys the site of Pamir Energy's new Hydro Power...
Pamir Energy has implemented over 30 projects, including the full rehabilitation of 11 hydro power plants, totalling a little more than 44 MW in generation capacity (a 12th plant with a generation capacity of 11MW is on the way). Its success proves that small-scale hydro power plants can provide reliable, clean and affordable electricity -- 24 hours a day -- over the long-term.
The West Nile Rural Electrification Company in Uganda: Generating hope for a brighter future
Aerial view of the WENRECO hydropower dam....
The aim of this UKAID-funded project, implemented by Aga Khan Foundation, is to reduce conflicts related to the use and management of natural resources such as irrigation water and pastures in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as in cross-border areas between both countries.
2020 – Year of the Nurse and the Midwife
At the French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children in Kabul,...
2020 is being observed as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. The year-long campaign celebrates the work and impact of nurses and midwives, and raises important questions about the role they can play in raising the standard of healthcare for communities around the world.