Washikala Malango

  • 2015 Dartmouth Mandela Washington Fellow

  • Co-Founder and Co-Director of Alternative Energy Technologies Distribution Company (ALTech)

  • Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Washikala Malango is a social entrepreneur and development specialist with over seven years of experience. As co-founder and co-director of the Alternative Energy Technologies Distribution Company (ALTech), he designs and implements business models which close the clean energy distribution gap in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while addressing energy needs of the country’s off-grid and under-electrified populations and institutions. He has also co-founded and been involved in initiatives which promote inclusive development and build leadership and promote entrepreneurship among youth, including YEH, I4RG, IED, CLI, and YALI DRC. Washikala holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from the University of Dar es Salaam. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, he plans to position ALTech as a leader in the development and distribution of affordable, clean, renewable energy solutions in the D.R. Congo, in order to reach two million off-grid and under-electrified households and institutions in five years.