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  • On September 8, Austin approximately 100 golfers took a swing at ending global poverty by raising nearly $135,000 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. 100% of donations and all net proceeds from the tournament go directly to AKF USA projects; not a cent is spent on administration.

  • Today over 5,000 participants participated in the race 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. The event raised over $1.2 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, 2,100 participants walked to end global poverty in the annual Los Angeles Partnership Walk at the Santa Monica Pier. The Los Angeles 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.

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Social Cohesion as a Process

September 19, 2014

Earlier this summer, Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and the World Bank convened experts in the fields of conflict resolution, social cohesion, and community-driven development to discuss social cohesion and development in Washington, DC and in Bishkek and Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Participants shared about their experiences with projects in Central and Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America. Following these learning sessions, three main ideas emerged as particularly important for our Kyrgyz project going Earlier this summer, AKF USA and the World Bank convened experts in the fields of conflict resolution, social cohesion, and community-driven development to discuss social cohesion and development in Washington, DC and in Bishkek and Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Participants shared about their experiences with projects in Central and Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America. Following these learning sessions, three main ideas emerged as particularly important for our Kyrgyz project going forward. Read our blog to learn about these ideas.