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
Areas of Activity
1 million people
AKDN’s rural support programme in India reaches more than 1 million beneficiaries in nearly 1,900 villages in Gujarat, Madya Pradesh and Bihar.
AKF’s social inclusion programmes in Portugal help more than 8,000 people address challenges commonly faced by poor immigrant communities.
AKDN has mobilised over $1 billion to support a number of institutions and programmes involved in the social, economic and cultural development of Afghanistan.