Sultan Kurani supports the Aga Khan Foundation also referred to as the AKF. The Aga Khan Foundation is a private, not-for-profit international development agency, which is based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Aga Khan Foundation was founded in 1967, and strives to provide innovative, long-term solutions to poverty and hunger, in the poorest parts of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Sultan Kurani and the Aga Khan Foundation work mostly in rural communities and other resource-poor areas. The structure of the Aga Khan Foundation is set up so that the board members work with sister agencies that are all part of the Aga Khan Development Network. Each sister agency specializes on a specific area of need, like the environment, microfinance or in Sultan Kurani’s case poverty. The Aga Khan Development Network works in 19 different countries in need.
Sultan Kurani believes in the work of the Aga Khan Foundation and has been an active supporter since 2007. The Aga Khan Foundation is the primary funding agency for grants that are made through the Aga Khan Development Network. Using Sultan Kurani’s business expertise the Aga Khan Foundation is able to award money to organizations that have come up with innovative solution to help communities in need. The agencies that are awarded money must show intent to make lasting changes in the community. Sultan Kurani and his keen business knowledge have been instrumental in deciding what organizations should receive funding.
Sultan Kurani is skilled at finding solutions to complex problems. When an organization does not exist that is needed to help a community, Sultan Kurani and the Aga Khan Foundation will occasionally create a new organization within strict guidelines that support the goals of the whole Aga Khan Development Network. The Aga Khan Foundation is dedicated to ending hunger, poverty and disease through innovative projects that will create lasting change.
Sultan Kurani has been a dedicated supporter of the Aga Khan Foundation since 2007 and believes in the values and efforts of the organization. Sultan Kurani is committed to finding innovative solutions to assist people living in poverty and hunger all over the world. Sultan Kurani and the Aga Khan Foundation strive to create lasting change in some of the poorest parts of the world.
Although Sultan Kurani is not on the board of directors for the Aga Khan Foundation, he is on the Consolation and Arbitration board for the Atlanta Jamat Khane and he has been a proud supporter of the Aga Khan Foundation since 1990.