Nancy Y. Kim
About Us Brief description of our work, including our vision, mission, values and impact. (PDF)
Program Overview A brief overview of the major program areas of The Asia Foundation. (PDF)
Critical Issues Facing Asia: Marking 60 Years The Asia Foundation is marking its 60th anniversary with a photography exhibition at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco.
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Books for Asia Afghanistan
The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia program distributes books and other reading materials for all educational levels to 18 Asian countries. Since its inception in 1954, Books for Asia has provided nearly 45 million books and journals to more than 50,000 academic and non-academic institutions throughout Asia. In Afghanistan, Books for Asia has donated more than 350,000 books and journals to government agencies, private institutions, and NGOs across the country, supporting national development, international understanding, and English-language literacy.