Jahangeer Akhtar

Jahangeer Akhtar has 25 years of experience in the humanitarian sector leading on numerous campaigns and projects for international development. He has travelled around the world leading on humanitarian projects and responding to emergencies as well as focusing on long term sustainable programmes. He is currently the CEO of READ Foundation (UK) which runs over 390 schools, provides education to 115,000 children, employs over 6,000 teachers in rural communities and sponsors over 11,000 orphans.
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I Nearly Died From COVID-19 – This is What I Learnt

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Jahangeer Akhtar, CEO of READ Foundation, shares a touching account of how he came face-to-face with death and had a startling realisation...