Press Releases

  • Today, 6,000 participants demonstrated their commitment to end global poverty in the annual Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run at Centennial Olympic Park. The Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia. Today’s Walk/Run event raised over $1.1 million for AKF USA programs worldwide. 100% of the funds raised at Partnership Walk go directly to projects supported by the Foundation; not a cent is spent on administration.

  • Today 2,200 people showed their commitment to end global poverty in the annual Birmingham Partnership Walk at Railroad Park. The event raised nearly $300,000 for AKF USA programs worldwide. The Birmingham Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • Today nearly 3,000 people showed their commitment to end global poverty at the second annual San Antonio Partnership Walk/Run at San Antonio Sunset Station. The San Antonio Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia. Today’s event raised over $285,000 for AKF USA programs worldwide.

  • Today 5,000 participants demonstrated their commitment to end global poverty in the annual Dallas Partnership Walk / Run at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX. $873,000 was raised at today’s event and throughout the year, over $1,000,000 was raised in North Texas for Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. programs worldwide. The Dallas Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Monday, September 9, 88 Austin golfers – and many supporters - took a swing at ending global poverty in the annual Austin Partnership Golf tournament at The University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas. The Austin Partnership Golf tournament is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce hunger, disease, illiteracy and poverty in Africa and Asia.

  • Today nearly 3,000 Chicagoans demonstrated their commitment to end global poverty in the annual Chicago Partnership Walk/Run at Montrose Harbor. The Chicago Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today signed a Loan Agreement with the Aga Khan Hospital and Medical College Foundation for the expansion of the Aga Khan University Hospital. The agreement was signed by OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield and President and CEO Firoz Rasul of the Aga Khan University, on behalf of the Aga Khan Hospital and Medical College Foundation,  at the Aga Khan University Hospital.

  • On Wednesday, senior representatives of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Afghanistan gathered for the inaugural Steering Committee meeting for the Multi-Input Area Development Global Development Alliance (MIAD GDA).

  • Today, June 17, 2013, 74 golfers took a swing at ending global poverty by raising $100,000 in the annual Los Angeles Partnership Golf tournament at the Mountain Gate Country Club, a premier golf course at the foot of the Santa Monica Mountains. The L.A. Partnership Golf tournament is an initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Friday, June 14, 2013, 122 golfers took a swing at ending global poverty by raising $200,000 in the annual Chicago Partnership Golf tournament at Ravinia Green Country Club in Riverwoods, Illinois. Along with them, 250 guests and 50 volunteers joined in a fundraising lunch reception. The Chicago Partnership Golf tournament is an initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

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