21 February 2017

Aga Khan Foundation receives 2016 Force for Change grant

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is one of seven organizations awarded a 2016 Force for Change grant by Salesforce.org. The grant will...

21 February 2017
Beneficiaries of AKF's adolescent girls empowerment programme in Patna #india #qualityoflife Read more: https://t.co/J2vaNtCLWZ https://t.co/ez6NVCFMsL
21 February 2017

At a research station outside Ishkashim in northern Afghanistan farmers plant potato seeds until they grow into small bulbs which can then be distributed to other farmers for planting. ⠀

07 Nov 2016

2016 AKAA ceremony

9,000 projects
Over 9,000 building projects have been documented and are now available on archnet.org.  They range from rural schools to urban water towers, from state-of-the-art skyscrapers to modest mud-brick structures.
2 millions
Over 2 million students benefit from AKDN education programmes annually. Programmes range from early childhood development to primary and secondary schools, from vocational studies to university degrees.
116 projects
116 projects have received the award over the last 40 years, often anticipating innovations, such as green buildings, or reflecting architectural discourse, such as a return to human scale.