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Al-Khair Foundation is a UK-based international NGO providing humanitarian support, international development, emergency aid and disaster relief in some of the world’s most deprived areas.

AKF's Environmental Projects

Environment Clean-Up Lesvos

With the influx of refugees arriving daily on boats in Lesvos, the sight of life jackets and boats littering the coastlines is all too familiar. Lesvos has been one of the main points of arrival for refugees with figures stating that over half a million people have arrived on the island since January 2015. [column....

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Litre of Light Project

The access to electricity for indoor lighting in developing countries is very important for growth, both socially and economically. A growing problem with access and affordability of indoor lighting in developing countries has led to the renewed interest in studies of solar lights.  The rising cost of power in Kenya, where 40% of the population lives....

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AKF’s Solar Light Distribution in Kenya

Electricity services are not available in Lamu, especially in the islands. The area is facing great poverty and lacks the basic commodities, leading residents to work harder in order to meet their needs. Most families in the area use the kerosene lamps for lighting throughout the night. However, due to the scarcity of kerosene, school....

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AKF’s Upcoming ‘Organic-Islamic Farming’ Project

This upcoming project aims to increase food security and self-sufficiency by contributing to sustainable organic-Islamic farming for 80 people across 30 acres of land in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Al-Khair Foundation will be working with Global One (GO) and Aqua Garden of Africa (AGA) on this project over the course of a year. AKF’s main outputs for....

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AKF’s Eco-Sanitation Toilet Project in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world, where in the cities of Dhaka and Chittagong, one in four slum dwellers have no access to public services. Approximately 23.5 million people lack access to an improved water source, and of this, 43% do not have access to improved sanitation: many communities continually rely....

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