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About Energising Development

Energising Development (EnDev) is an energy access partnership currently financed by six donor countries: the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Sweden. EnDev promotes sustainable access to modern energy services that meet the needs of the poor - long lasting, affordable, and appreciated by users. As of December 2016, EnDev works in 25 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Since 2005, EnDev has taken a leading role at promoting access to Sustainable Energy for All. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) cooperates closely with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) on the global programme level. Read more.


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Happy International Women's Day: EnDev Senegal receives acclaim for its engagement for women

8 March 2017

On International Women’s Day 2017, EnDev Senegal received a badge of honour for its commitment for women in business

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Empowering communities in rural Indonesia

7 February 2017

In Indonesia, about half of the population does not have access to modern energy services. The affected people, however, are resourceful and take energy supply in their own hands.

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Improving maternal and child health in Ethiopia: one health centre at a time

2 January 2017

"We can treat our patients so much better now that we can actually provide appropriate Services." - Abeba Bayelegn, health worker at Gebaba health centre

15.8 Million People with Energy Access

EnDev supports people gaining access to energy services in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In eleven years, EnDev has reached 15.8 million people for as little as EUR 20 per person. This experience could be the base to target all people without access to energy.

Since 2005 EnDev has helped

  • 15.8 million people obtain sustainable access to modern energy services in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This is more than people living in Norway and Switzerland combined;
  • more than 18,100 social institutions and 37,000 small enterprises benefit from sustainable access to modern energy services;
  • train 37,000 stove builders, craftswomen and -men, vendors and solar technicians.

EnDev Countries

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