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The University of Central Asia brings together students across borders.The University of Central Asia brings together students across borders.Approach
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) considers education as a ladder of learning opportunities that stretches from pre-primary to university level to continuing education. Working alongside local partners and governments, AKF aims to ensure that children and young people are equipped with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to interact effectively with the world and be contributing members of society. AKF implements its education programs within an integrated framework in which investments in education delivery and learning are complemented by initiatives in economic development, civil society, environment and health.
> Learn more about AKF’s global approach to education

Aga Khan Foundation USA (AKF USA) supports programs in early childhood development, primary school reading and workforce development. It partners with other foundations and U.S. government agencies to ensure access to education and high-quality learning for all students. For example, in over 100 schools in Kenya and Uganda, AKF USA is working with The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to test the Reading to Learn model for teaching reading, which gets parents and teachers more involved in literacy. With a grant from USAID, AKF USA also supports youth from the border areas of Afghanistan and Tajikistan with scholarships and training to increase their employability skills.

AKF USA currently supports education programs in Afghanistan, India, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Tajikistan and Uganda.

Current Programs Highlighted
Education for Marginalized Children in Kenya Phase II
Cross-Border Vocational Education Program in Badakhshan

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