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  • On Sunday October 19, 2014 nearly 1,000 participants raced to end global poverty in the annual San Francisco Partnership Walk/Run at Central Park – Lake Elizabeth in Fremont, CA. The San Francisco 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. The charity event raised $316,000 for AKF USA programs worldwide. 100% of the funds raised at Partnership Walk/Run go directly to projects supported by the Foundation; not a cent is spent on administration.

  • Mayor Annise Parker invited Houstonians to participate in the Aga Khan Foundation’s Partnership Walk/Run to be held on Nov. 15 at Sam Houston Park. “Partnership Walk is one of the largest activities which we will do during the Citizenship Month,” said Mayor Parker, as she encouraged the Aga Khan Foundation’s efforts in helping impoverished communities create long-term solutions to lift themselves out of poverty.

  • On Sunday, October 12, 2014, 300 participants raced to end global poverty in the annual Austin Partnership Run at Brushy Creek Sports Park in Cedar Creek. The Austin Partnership 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 a net $50,000 for Aga Khan Foundation projects globally. 100% of your donation and all net funds raised at Partnership Run go directly to projects supported by the Foundation; not a cent is spent on administration.

FROM THE FIELD

For World Food Day we’re sharing the story of a fresh start for the tasty Mozambique cashew. After a troubled history, there's renewed promise for Mozambican cashew farmers. For much of the 1900s Mozambique was famous worldwide for the taste and quality of the cashew nuts it produced. Then in the 1970s, civil war changed that and for years Mozambican cashew production and processing declined. Now that is changing, and a new website shows how.