SDP invests in infrastructure to facilitate our health, education and agribusiness initiatives.

We are refurbishing and maintaining all 77 rural airstrips in Western Province.

We have funded the technical upgrade, geographic expansion and ongoing maintenance of the Provincial telecommunication network. This 4G system is being used to facilitate e-learning and tele-health.

SDP is funding a new Kiunga airport terminal and is investing in school facilities.

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Satellite internet crucial to community healthcare in Papua New Guinea

PNG Sustainable Development Program (SDP) and Kacific team up to provide life-changing outcomes to remote Papua New Guinea communities.

Satellite dishes open communication lines for rural health facilities

The PNG Sustainable Development Program Limited (SDP) is working with Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific), Emstret Holdings and Tag Energy to install and operate 30 satellite dishes powered by a solar system (1kW solar kits & LED light fittings).

SDP Projects update in Western Province

SDP remains focused on its development initiatives in Western Province as evidenced by the following update on new projects.

Major Telecommunications Upgrade throughout Western Province

The Governor of Western Province, Taboi Yoto MP, announced a major upgrade to the province’s telecommunications network. PNG Sustainable Development Program Ltd is paying for this initiative while Digicel is undertaking the repairs, upgrades and building new infrastructure on their behalf.

SDP’s investments in enabling infrastructure provides access for new ventures

Two years ago, only 12 rural airstrips in Western Province were operational owing to the lack of maintenance. Already more than 30 are operational and by year-end, over 50 will have been refurbished. By early 2021, all 77 should be fully functional with systems and funding in place to keep them that way.