Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change — The Ismaili, Global – 24 March 2020

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action. Prince Rahim’s visit to Kenya took place in his capacity as Chair of the…

Videos from Northen Pakistan: "Chitral beyond beautiful" | “Mohammad Ameen singing at World’s highest ground 4100m” | “Challenging the Unchangeable (Worlds highest sports Arena)”

Pakistan Youth Outreach Foundation in Collaboration with Hindukush Mountaineering and Adventure Club organised first winter sports event in Qaqlashth, Booni Upper Chitral. The event was continuity of Pakistan Youth Outreach foundation Program to promote, create awareness of outdoor sports, winter sports and winter tourism across Pakistan to engage youth in healthy activities and create working…

Mawlana Hazar Imam sends a message for the Jamat — The Ismaili, Global

On the occasion of Navroz, The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Malik Talib, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, which includes a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam. My dear Malik, On the occasion of Navroz, I send to my worldwide Jamat my best blessings for peace and happiness in their lives….

Simerg com: Beautiful recitations of the 16th century Ginan “Navroz na din Sohamna,” and composer Sayyid Fatehali Shah’s fervent search and illuminating meeting with his Spiritual Master, the Imam of the Time

Beautiful recitations of the 16th century Ginan "Navroz na din Sohamna," and composer Sayyid Fatehali Shah's fervent search and illuminating meeting with his Spiritual Master, the Imam of the Time https://t.co/3SP5NxveAZ pic.twitter.com/2AhqLcBbuK — Malik Merchant (@simerg) March 19, 2020

‘Adopt a Senior’ — Initiative launched by The Ismaili, Global

The Ismaili is pleased to launch the Adopt a Senior initiative, a way for members of the Jamat to be matched with senior citizens who could benefit from support and assistance during this time of isolation and uncertainty. The current evidence suggests that, as we face the Covid-19 pandemic, senior citizens are the most vulnerable…

Message from the Jamati Institutions for Pakistan — The Ismaili, Pakistan

Dear Jamati members, On behalf of the Jamati Institutions, we wanted to share some thoughts on the the global health challenge we are facing. While the Jamat should continue to be concerned and strictly practice preventative measures to control the spread of the COVID 19 coronavirus, it is important that we remain calm. Presently, there…

Electricity expansion begins at Azito Power Station in Côte d’Ivoire — AKDN org

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 17 March 2020 – In the fourth phase of its production, Azito Energie SA is working towards expanding Côte d’Ivoire’s (Ivory Coast) installed electricity-generating capacity. When complete, Azito Energie will supply an additional 250 MW of electricity to approximately 706 MW, amounting to approximately 30 percent of the country’s installed capacity. Groundbreaking…

How to cope in a crisis — The Ismaili

In recent days, the global Covid-19 pandemic has taken up the majority of news coverage, social media activity, and general communication. The threat of coronavirus is serious, though it’s important to retain some perspective and remain hopeful. Uncertain times present an opportunity to come together and face challenges with a sense of hope and resolve…