Our Vision


A healthy society which is socially, culturally and economically balanced.


To develop human and institutional capacities for equitable and sustainable development.


  • To facilitate delivery of quality social and economic services through public and private sector partnerships.
  • To build the capacity of private sector for accelerating economic growth in northern areas.
  • To build the capacity of key stakeholders for good governance in northern areas.
  • To develop profitable enterprises in food processing, IT, tourism, hydropower generation and gemstones.
  • To further expand use of ICT for education, employment creation and poverty reduction.


  • Volunteerism
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Self reliance
  • Innovation and risk taking
  • Gender equality
  • Cooperation and collaboration
  • Continuous improvement, and
  • Community comes first