Funds raised through individual donors are leveraged through matching grants from leading donor agencies and partners, including the U.S. government. This creates a multiplier effect that amplifies the impact of every donation.
Since 1995, the Foundation’s activities in the United States, including the annual Walk/Run and golf events, have attracted nearly a half million participants. Today, AKF USA counts volunteer groups in major cities across the U.S., including Atlanta, Austin, Birmingham, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, New York, Orlando, San Antonio, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Sugar Land. Inspired by a desire to help communities across Africa and Asia build better futures, thousands of volunteers organise and run these events across the country, raising millions of dollars to support the Foundation’s programmes.