Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Project Improves Lives for over 200,000 people in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral
30 January 2015 - In an area where half the population did not have access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation facilities, a four-year AKDN project, funded by the German government, to improve safe drinking water and sanitation facilities has benefited over 200,000 people in 12,000 households in the Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC) regions of Pakistan.
Aga Khan Foundation Partners with ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival for 2015 Edition
21 January 2015 - As part of programmes to promote reading, education, development and pluralism in India, the Aga Khan Foundation will support several sessions at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival this week including a musical performance on opening night by the Alim Qasimov Ensemble, presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative.
European Development Finance Institutions partner with AKDN to improve quality of life in developing countries
10 December 2014 - Three major European Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération économique PROPARCO (of France), FMO (The Netherlands Development Finance Company) and (Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH of Germany) last week signed a 12-year loan facility of USD 189m with the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) to further development in Africa, the Middle East and South and Central Asia.
Aga Khan Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference
04 December 2014 - Aga Khan, speaking at the 2014 London Conference on Afghanistan, Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference
Agreement to Implement Disaster Preparedness Project in Central Asia
26 November 2014 - An agreement to implement the eighth DIPECHO Project in Central Asia seeks to enable local communities and institutions to better prepare for, mitigate and respond to natural disasters.
His Highness the Aga Khan is on a four-day visit to the Kyrgyz Republic to review AKDN activities in the country.
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