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British Asian Trust

London, UK

The British Asian Trust is a leading diaspora-led organisation, working for a South Asia that is prospering and fair for all. It was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales and a group of visionary British Asians to support large-scale, lasting change across the region. They bring together donors, investors, delivery organisations and other key stakeholders to maximise the impact of our programmes.

The British Asian Trust co-developed the $11m Quality Education India DIB with partners including UBS Optimus & Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.

Operating in:

Continents: Asia

Countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan


Outcome payor/Commissioner, Investor, Consultancy/Technical assistance, Intermediary

Organisation type:

Philanthropic organisation

Policy areas:

Education and early years, Employment and training, Poverty reduction

Sustainable Development Goals:
  • SDG 1 - No poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnership for the Goals


Abha Thorat-Shah


Twitter: @abhathorat

Phone: +447736069890