We believe we all have purpose.

Driven by our belief in our shared humanity, we are dedicated to helping all people fulfill that promise for themselves.

The Aga Khan Foundation is different. We provide more than just goods and services.

For over 50 years, we have worked in some of the most remote, hard-to-reach parts of Asia and Africa. We partner with communities to improve quality of life for decades and generations.

Prosperity for all comes from harnessing the best from people of all walks of life. We believe that communities and societies are stronger when they are built on the vision and collaboration of people from all backgrounds.

A Part of the Aga Khan Development Network

As a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), the Foundation partners with communities to build better futures together. Each year, the Network helps improve the quality of life for tens of millions of people in over 30 countries. Learn more about AKDN here.

2million

students reached annually, from early childhood to primary and secondary grades to vocational training, university degrees, and professional development

1.3million

people provided with safe drinking water, sanitation, and sewage

8million

people benefited from our rural support programs worldwide

17million

people supported with access to financial services—from community-based savings groups to corporate banking

Last year, over 4,500 people joined us for our first-ever Virtual Voyage: Around the World with AKF.

As we flew through Kenya, India, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, we were honored to share how your partnership is helping the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) provide urgent assistance to address both the immediate and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, we’re excited to keep the journey going with a road trip through the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Pakistan, and Kenya to explore how AKF is going the distance to help remote and hard-to-reach communities.

So hop in and enjoy the trip!

AKDN’s Response to COVID-19

Learn more about the Aga Khan Development Network’s response to the global pandemic and an opportunity to give and join in our efforts.

AKDN’s Response to COVID-19

Learn more about the Aga Khan Development Network’s response to the global pandemic and an opportunity to give and join in our efforts.

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The voices of civil society will reflect and express the growing complexity of society, not as autonomous fragments, but as diversified institutions seeking the common good. And I believe that the voices of civil society can be among the most powerful forces in our time.
HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN
BROWN UNIVERSITY, MARCH 10, 2014