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Accelerate Prosperity and Aga Khan University launch Pakistan’s first National Health Incubator

Doctors at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi discuss their start-up, Algos Healthcare. The company s...

AKDN / Shabbir Hussen

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Frigoken Limited: Investing in sustainability and workplace wellness as part of our DNA

Frigoken, Kenya’s largest exporter of processed green beans, implements a comprehensive workplace wellness pro...

AKDN / Lucas Cuervo Moura

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Allied Ventures Limited’s Trout Farm in Gilgit-Baltistan. About 80 farms nearby benefit from aquaculture knowl...

AKDN / Ali Alvi

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Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development



AKFED has an interest in 125 companies.



These companies employ over 55,000 employees.


US$ 4 billion

Our combined revenues are approximately US$ 4 billion per year. All profits are reinvested into development projects.

[AKFED] is a for-profit, international development agency that, because of its institutional background and social conscience, invests in countries, sectors and projects, on criteria far different from those of a straightforward commercial investor. Investment decisions are based more on the prospects for better lives for the constituencies of people that will be impacted by the investments and their results rather than on bottom line profitability. AKFED does seek to generate profits, but they are entirely reinvested in future development initiatives.

His Highness the Aga Khan
Athi River, Kenya, December 2003

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Financial Services

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Industrial Promotion Services

In the front lobby of the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, guests can view statistics about the Lodge’s generation and use of solar power. The Lodge’s engineer trains staff on these statistics so that they can answer any questions from guests. AKDN / Lucas Cuervo Moura

Tourism Promotion Services


Media Services

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AKFED Companies