In this report, we’re honored to share new partnerships and awards that AKF secured in 2021. Explore the map section... View Article
Globally-inspired art, innovations, and local initiatives were at the heart of the 2021 Youth Festival. Hosted by Youth Ambassadors, the... View Article
At home and around the world, AKF partners with communities, local organizations, businesses, and governments to build better futures together.... View Article
Catalyzing Locally-Led Development: July 25, 2022 3:21 pm
Local Impact Leverages American Support with a New Fund to Scale Impactful Ideas
What if we looked at development differently? Instead of adapting global solutions to local problems, what if we scaled community-led... View Article
From a young age, Risolat Gulmamadova was interested in starting her own business.
Niyozbegim, a 58-year-old woman, has lived in Roshorv village of Rushan in Tajikistan’s Badakhshon region her entire life.
After getting her master’s degree in finance at Kyrgyz National University, Sagynalieva Aigerim applied for jobs in her field unsuccessfully.
Firuz Khudoberdiev, from Chagev village, says his whole family is involved in the beekeeping business, in one way or another.
Iroda, a woman-owned, parent-led, public organization in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, helps children with autism or neurodevelopmental disabilities with socializing, learning, and... View Article
This article was authored by Sarayu Agarwal, Program and Co-Creation Manager for Local Impact.