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In Afghanistan, programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) include large-scale rural development; health, education and civil society programmes; microfinance services; the rehabilitation of historic neighbourhoods in Kabul and Herat; a rapidly growing mobile phone network; and the renovation of a five-star hotel in Kabul.With the support of its donors and partners, more than US$700 million has been channelled through the AKDN for Afghanistan’s reconstruction.

Partnering with Governments


Partnering with Governments

In Afghanistan, AKDN is a facilitating partner of the Government’s National Solidarity Programme (NSP). Under the NSP, AKDN assists villages in establishing village-based Community Development Councils, electing an accountable and transparent Council leadership, formulating village development plans, and prioritising village needs. More


News Archives

First Class of Nurses Graduates in Faizabad, Afghanistan
23 September 2015 - Sixty-one students were awarded the General Nursing Diploma at a graduation ceremony in Faizabad, Afghanistan.

AKDN Statement at the Sixth Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan
04 September 2015 - AKDN Statement at the the sixth Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan delivered by Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani, AKDN Diplomatic Representative, Afghanistan.

Aga Khan Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference
04 December 2014 - Aga Khan, speaking at the 2014 London Conference on Afghanistan, Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference

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