- Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a leading non-profit and non-governmental international development organization. The Foundation was established in 1967 by Aga Khan. Its programmes are covering following areas – education, microfinance, environment, rural development, health, food, architecture, disaster reduction etc. Aga Khan Foundation is working for the welfare and flourish of the people, particularly for the developing countries. The Foundation is now working in nearly 30 countries of North America, Europe, Central and Eastern Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Central Asia.
The Aga Khan Foundation (Bangladesh) started its journey in Bangladesh in 1980. Since its establishment, the foundation has been working on rural development, microfinance, education, health etc. Its many projects have been developed along with the collaboration of a number of Bangladeshi NGOs and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies. The Foundation has a deep-rooted interrelation with BRAC, one of the leading NGOs in Bangladesh. Aga Khan Foundation established the Aga Khan School in 1988, an English Medium School located at Uttara in Dhaka, Bangladesh. AKF’s projects are dedicated for eliminating poverty, hunger, illiteracy and malnutrition from the country.
Aga Khan Foundation (Bangladesh)
PRIM Arcade, (7th floor ) House 2, Road 2,
Block- J, Baridhara,
P.O. Box 6025
Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Tel: 880-2-8834320, 8834324, 8832990
Published Date: 13/06/2018