Last week Tinni Sawhney, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation India, spoke at the Ismaili Centre in London about how the Foundation is enhancing women’s financial security, improving incomes and promoting access to sanitation that provides both dignity and safety.
For those who were unable to attend last week’s talk or for those who would like to rewatch it, please click below.
Interested to learn more about the sanitation programme in India?
Below are interviews from women in the states of Gujarat and Bihar who speak first hand of how their lives have been transformed since the initiation of AKDN’s sanitation project.
Also, in case you hadn’t heard…
It’s time to dust off your running shoes, raise funds and help save lives! This year we are fundraising for a clean water project in Tajikistan, Central Asia’s least developed country. Here’s what you need to know:
- It’s a £5 million water and sanitation initiative primarily funded by the
Swiss government with support from the Aga Khan Foundation (UK)
- AKF will help construct pumps & communal toilets for 75,000 people
- It will reduce child mortality & empower women by maximising their time
- Every £1 raised at the Walk & Run will be matched 10 times by the Swiss government
Source: AKF UK
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