#humansoftheworld

We are thrilled to launch #humansoftheworld, tales we can both relate to and marvel at. We’re sharing stories of appreciation, self-reliance, and strength by those impacted by your donations. Thank you!

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With your generous support, the Aga Khan Foundation celebrated a remarkable year in 2016. It was a year of progress in providing quality education,...

Audesh Kumar building a new toilet in a village, Muzaffarpur, Bihar. AKDN/Christopher Wilton-Steer

The people of India are fully engaged to reaching the government’s goal of increasing sanitation coverage by building 120 million toilets in rural areas. The...

Our 2015 Annual Report, “My Story, Our Future,” features four stories from communities where we work that show the connection between individuals and our...

At the 2016 World Bank Group Spring Meetings, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and UNICEF Executive Director Tony Lake announced a new alliance...

For the last eight years, hydropower has supplied the energy needs of villages in the Hunza Valley in northern Pakistan, making lives easier and...

Teacher preparation workshop in Bihar India

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Aga Khan Foundation (India) CEO, Matt T. Reed, reflects on the challenges that marginalized Indian...

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Pledge for Parity” and focuses on celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We...

Shenila Khoja-Moolji, research fellow at Columbia University’s Teachers College and an education affiliate at the Harvard Divinity School, examines Western rhetoric surrounding girls’ education...

Matt T. Reed, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation (India), reflects on his experiences at the Jaipur Literary Festival, a five-day event celebrating ideas, words and...

The Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa, Kenya has initiated an innovative teacher training program for students in the Kenyan Coastal region. A report by...

DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN, JANUARY 27, 2016. –  The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) approved an investment of $1 million to the First MicroFinance Bank...

The Foundation’s 2015 Program Highlights features stories about improving quality of life through our Multi-Input Area Development Global Development Alliance (MIAD GDA) in Afghanistan, fostering girls’...

This fall, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in the United States welcomes CEO, Aleem Walji. Aleem comes to the Foundation from the World Bank...

In an effort to increase child literacy, the Yetu campaign has launched an initiative to create libraries in primary schools across Kenya, where only...

Participants at the 2014 Aga Khan Foundation Walk-Run in Dallas

DALLAS, TEXAS, OCTOBER 10, 2015. More than 5,000 Dallas residents moved to invest in long-term solutions to improve the quality of life for communities...