• Satpara Development Project (SDP), with financial portfolio of US$ 20 million, is a five-year (05) Project designed to maximize the impact of Satpara Dam Project on the people living within the command area of Right.

  • In 2013, AKRSP initiated the project “Gilgit-Baltistan – The Jewel of Pakistan: Developing a Sustainable Value Chain in the Gems and Jewellery Sector in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral”.

  • Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) initiated the project “Water and Energy Security” in 2011 with financial support from the Swiss Agency of Development Cooperation in Pakistan

  • The Enhancing Employability and Leadership for Youth (EELY) Program is a six-year initiative of the Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) and the Aga Khan Foundation funded by the Government of Canada.

Aga Khan Rural Support Programme Pakistan

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) is a private, non-profit company, established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982 to improve the quality of life of the people of Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral (GBC). The overall goal of the organization is to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people of northern Pakistan.

Sustained improvements in the quality of life GBC’s population hinges upon inclusive economic growth and shared employment opportunities. AKRSP’s  efforts in developing economic infrastructure (e.g. roads, irrigation and land development projects), promoting agricultural productivity, and improving farming skills have been instrumental in this regard by increasing farm surplus and incomes from the once subsistence farming sector.

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AKRSP has built a strong foundation of people’s institutions, comprising more than 3700 Village and Women Organizations, majority of whom have come together to establish more than 60 Local Support Organizations as their representative institutions. These LSOs take on a multi-sector agenda in partnership with a wide array of partners including the local government departments.

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Changing Valleys

Changing Valleys

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My Dream

My Dream

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Opportunity Calling

Opportunity Calling

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11 Districts

198409 Organised Households

2928 Village organization (VO)

2117 Women Organization (WO)

75Local Support Organisations (LSOs)