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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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.
The AKF Madrasa Early Childhood Programme in East Africa – now in its fourth decade of operation – has to date reached over 130,000 children in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
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.