Aga Khan Foundation USA
Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) USA, established in 1981 is private non-denomination development organization which promotes social development in low income countries by funding programs in health, education, rural development, civil society and environment. The Foundation's principal sources of financial support are grants and contributions from individuals, government agencies, and corporations and foundations.
Multi-input Area Development Global Development Alliance (miad Gda). Objectives$6.1m
(1) to improve quality of life for residents of afghanistan's badakhshan province including their social and economic status; (2) to establish a model for a sustainable, replicable financing mechanism for both regional social and economic development. Quality of life will be improved through social development activities within health, education, rural livelihoods, and sub-national governance implemented within badakhshan. After five to ten years, investments into economic drivers within afghanistan and central asia will generate revenues to fuel social development beyond the miad gda's program life.
Food for the Progress in Mali$1.7m
The project will increase agricultural productivity by developing new rice and garden plots, while rehabilitating current plots. The project will also train producers in improved agricultural techniques, and build business management capacity. Akf has created and/or built the capactiy of village organizations, cooperatives, and community based savings group in management, group selling, resource mobilization, and good governance. The project also integrates functional literacy training into its capacity building activities. The project will also expand trade of agricultural products by training farmers in post-harvest techniques; strengthening cereal value chains; creating market linkages; and providing microfinance services.
Based disaster risk reduction program in afghanistan