Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and what is its relation with AKRSP(I)?

  • The agencies of the AKDN are private, international, non-denominational development organisations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa. Some programmes, such as specific research, education and cultural programmes, span both the developed and developing worlds.
  • AKRSP(I) pursues its own mandate as per priorities of the country, all agencies of AKDN work together within the overarching framework of the Network so that their different pursuits interact and reinforce one another.
What are funding sources of AKRSP(I)?

AKRSP(I) gets its funding from national and international development funding agencies in addition to local government resources. We strongly believe in partnering with national and state government agencies. AKRSP(I) encourages communities to generate their own resources for fulfilling their priority needs. A part of the funding is also provided by AKDN agencies.

Whether AKRSP(I) is a religious organisation?

No, AKRSP(I) aims to improve living conditions and opportunities for people regardless of their particular religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. We have major presence in areas where poorest of the communities in India live i.e. tribal regions of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar.

What is operational mechanism of AKRSP(I)?

We directly work with rural communities and provide them professional assistance to achieve our mission and vision.

What are priority geography for AKRSP(I)?

Currently we work in three states; Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. However other AKDNagencies also work in Delhi, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

How to work with AKRSP(I) as development professional?

Please visit career section on the website for the details.

How to financially support AKRSP(I) work?

Please visit "Support Us" section on the website for the details.

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