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ABOUT THE

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
$100 million
The Aga Khan Rural Support Programmes have helped 400,000 villagers around the world accumulate more than $100 million in community savings.
50%
In Chitral, Pakistan, AKDN has helped remote communities to construct mini-hydropower plants that provide electricity for 50% of the province's homes, schools and businesses.
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.