Aga Khan Foundation
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), alongside its sister AKDN agencies, has implemented innovative, community-driven solutions to development challenges for more than 45 years. It focusses on a small number of specific development problems by forming intellectual and financial partnerships with organisations sharing its objectives. With a small staff, a host of cooperating agencies and thousands of volunteers, the Foundation reaches out to vulnerable populations, irrespective of their race, religion, ethnicity or gender. More
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The success of the Aga Khan Foundation’s rice farming programme in Sofia, Madagascar has now reached 40,000 farmers and their families and is being scaled up to reach a majority of the rice cultivators in the country.
AKDN’s rural support programme in India reaches more than 1 million beneficiaries in nearly 1,900 villages in Gujarat, Madya Pradesh and Bihar.
In the saline areas of Gujarat, India, where water is highly contaminated, the Aga Khan Foundation has built 10,000+ roof rainwater harvesting structures to help 40,000 women access potable drinking water.