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Dubai: Artefacts and artworks depicting Syria’s history in the ‘And the Conversation Continues, Syria: A Living History From the Atassi Collection,’ art exhibition were on display in the Ismaili Centre Dubai. The exhibition marks the fourth year of partnership between Art Dubai, The Aga Khan Museum, the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai and the…

More on ESF in Nottingham, UK: Ismaili seniors during the Sport Festival

Besides the sport as the ESF Slogan says ‘Meet,Compete,Unite ‘ all ages had their program during those three days. Like youth and children, Seniors also took parts in various events such as sports, Entertainments, Dance, Run and Walk to raise funds for Aga Khan Foundation’s safe water project in Tajikistan and more. Here are some…

Save water for 75.000 people, in rural Tajikistan: Big number of Ismailis took part in fundraising of Aga Khan Foundation’s ‘Walk & Run’ at ESF Nottingham Festival| View Photos

14-16 April 2017, European Sports Festival,University of Nottingham The Project: £5 million water & sanitation project primarily funded by the Swiss government Every £1 we raise from the Walk & Run results in £10 going to the project Constructing pumps & latrines for 75,000 people Will reduce child mortality & empower women by maximising their…

Nottingham, UK: Generosity of Ismaili community

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
European Sport Festival food packing for the Nottinghan homeless During the long weekend of Easter holidays, the Ismaili community of Europe celebrated European sport festival (ESF) under the leadership of Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board (AYSB) with the cooperation of all the Ismaili Institution at the Nottingham University of Nottingham.…

Science in Iran: ‘Headscarves and nanotech’ — By Patrick Illinger on Qantara de | “That’s the MIT of Iran,” – says the student from Sharif University in Tehran

In recent years Iran has been gripped by a pioneering spirit: under the pressure of sanctions, the nation transformed itself into a powerhouse of innovation. But the rift between religion and high-tech is ever present. Patrick Illinger reports from Tehran “That’s the MIT of Iran,” a student whispers reverently as a laboratory door opens on…

Cairo′s mobile library: Bringing books to the people — By Islam Anwar on Qantara de | Egyptian Female, Hadeer Mansour’s innovative project

A cargo of books and a smart tricycle fitted with bookshelves: with these simple means, Hadeer Mansour und Mohammad launched their project – a small mobile library that travels through the neighbourhoods of the Egyptian capital Cairo. By Islam Anwar 27-year-old Hadeer used to work at an Egyptian book industry company in marketing and sales….

A Challenge for the country’s best students |AKU launched a special Challenge (Scholarship) programme to motivate students from Pakistan to apply for higher education.

Many students find the process of applying to university to be daunting. Choosing a degree programme, sitting for admission tests and meeting application deadlines can be intimidating for even the best students. That’s why the Aga Khan University has launched a special Challenge (Scholarship) programme to motivate students from Pakistan’s education system to apply for…