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Inauguration of the University of Central Asia Naryn Campus
19 October 2016

The first of three residential campuses for the University of Central Asia was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan and Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov of the Kyrgyz Republic.

20 October 2016

Today, Thursday October 20th is the Global ShakeOut. Focus Humanitarian Assistance encourages you to participate today

25 August 2016

It's late afternoon in the National Park of Mali in Bamako and it's beginning to fill up with people who have come to unwind and relax.

Redesigned and reopened in 2010, AKDN worked with the...

20 Oct 2016

The University of Central Asia

AKDN employs 80,000 people in over 30 countries around the world. AKDN also relies on thousands of volunteers to help implement and maintain its projects, notably at health and education facilities.
9,000 projects
Over 9,000 building projects have been documented and are now available on  They range from rural schools to urban water towers, from state-of-the-art skyscrapers to modest mud-brick structures.
2 million
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.