189 Mio. USD für den "Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development" — KFW, DEG Invest de

Der “Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED)” fördert unternehmerische Initiative in Afrika, im Nahen Osten sowie in Süd- und Zentralasien. Der Fonds bietet Finanzierungen für Unternehmen aus Sektoren wie dem Finanzsektor, dem verarbeitenden Gewerbe und dem Tourismus. Jetzt investiert die DEG gemeinsam mit dem französischen Entwicklungsfinancier Proparco und der niederländischen Entwicklungsbank FMO in AKFED….

Being the change: A lens on the beauty of northern Pakistan — The Ismaili | The topics of education and women empowerment were just some of the key factors that the NGOs in Hunza were focused upon

Often referred to as the roof of the world, the remote regions of Gilgit-Baltistan feature some of the world’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Lush green valleys surrounded by snow-capped mountains provide a home to 1.8 million people in the northernmost areas of Pakistan. “A kiss of mist”: View of HunzaAROOSA ALLY Ms. Grace…

Ethics in Action Exhibition in Los Angeles — By Shafina Khakhi on The Ismaili

The Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Ethics In Action, showcased at the National Jubilee Arts Festival this past weekend in Pasadena, California, highlighted the ethics underpinning the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) engagement across the world to improve quality of life. Visitors viewing the Ethics in Action panels.HYDER ALI Viewers at the Compassion and Sharing panel, one…

Alive with artisans: Cairo’s al-Darb al-Ahmar district – a photo essay by the Guardian com UK

Amid the historic quarter’s busy streets, a thousand workshops maintain centuries-old craftmaking traditions. These workers’ ancient skills are celebrated in a new exhibition at London’s Royal Geographical Society – by Harry Johnstone, photography by Christopher Wilton-Steer (…) An artisan stitching a new design. For centuries Khayamiya artisans produced tents, cloths and saddles for those embarking…

Videos: BBC News Story – University of Central Asia’s Inaugural Campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic and "Creating Opportunity on the Roof of the World"

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) visited the University of Central Asia’s inaugural campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic in anticipation of the launch of UCA’s undergraduate programme in September 2016. UCA offers an international standard of education rooted in the Central Asian context with the aim of promoting the social and economic development of the region…

Mozambique: Minister of Education signs MoU with Aga Khan Development Network

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Minister of Education and Human Development Conceita Sortane has used the occasion of a visit to the Aga Khan Academy in Maputo – at the invitation of Aga Khan Network development representative Nazim Ahmad – to sign a memorandum of understanding acknowledging the longstanding good relations between the two parties. The…

Aga Khan Development Network’s Most Shared Images of 2017

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Images from around the world help tell the stories of how people are working to help improve the quality of life for millions of people in partnership with AKDN. Over the last year, partners and friends have submitted photographs from around the globe. As we mark the Diamond Jubilee of His…

International Scholarship Programme of the Aga Khan Development Network for 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 International Scholarship Programme application cycle opens from January 1, 2018. Application forms can be obtained from the Aga Khan Foundation or Aga Khan Education Board/Service office in the applicant’s country of current residence. NOTE: For the 2018-19 application cycle, the Foundation will not accept applications from students planning to attend universities in UK,…

The Aga Khan explained — By Janice Dickson. on ipolitics-Canada

The Aga Khan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Steven Senne (…) How is the Aga Khan viewed internationally? The Aga Khan is well respected internationally, largely because of his development programs, his dedication to eradicating poverty and helping those most in need. The AKDN operates in 30 countries, employs 80,000 people and its programs focus on health and…

Aga Khan Development Network and its partnes has invested One Billion dollars to improve the quality of life in Afghanistan — Brussels, 6 October 2016

One billion dollars invested in Afghanistan; more to follow says Mawlana Hazar Imam Brussels, 6 October 2016 — “Since 2001, AKDN and its partners have channelled over $1 billion to enhance self-reliance and improve the quality of life of Afghans,” said Mawlana Hazar Imam yesterday, and he indicated that more will follow in the years…

Prince Amyn’s milestone birthday celebration — The Ismaili

In the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam and members of his family, Prince Amyn was honoured for his long-standing service to the Ismaili Imamat, the Jamat and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). LIF Chairman, Dr Mahmoud Eboo, offered felicitations to Prince Amyn on this milestone occasion, and conveyed appreciation for Prince Amyn’s work in…

Photos: Sustainable Development Goals through Partnerships — Aga Khan Development Network org

Revitalisation work on the Quli Qutb Shah Archaeological Park in Hyderabad, India. Partners who have supported the programme: Government of Telangana Department of Archaeology and Museums, Quli Qutub Shah Urban Development Authority (Hyderabad), Tata Trusts for the Conservation of Ten Major Monuments, US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation for Archaeological Excavations.-AKDN / AKTC This hairdresser…

The Aga Khan wants to rebuild Aleppo’s Great Mosque

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Ten million euro plan: “A Hope Throughout Syria” In his hands is a white plastic model of the Aleppo Minaret, Dr. Radwan Khawatmi reminds himself the nostalgia of childhood games: “I was born a few meters from there. I was a child and always felt like a muezzin. I went to…

President Mamnoon lauds Aga Khan’s Development initiatives — Pamir Times Net

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said the continued efforts of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) through its multiple projects in the country were making a visible difference in the lives of the peopleand infrastructure. The President expressed these views while talking to President of Aga Khan Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali who called on…

Gilgit-Baltistan: Ground Breaking: Safe drinking water scheme to benefit around 50,000 people in Danyore — Pamir Times Net

Gilgit, 13th August: The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan led the ground breaking ceremony of the safe drinking water supply scheme in Danyore, Gilgit in the presence of Mr. Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman, Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan. The ceremony marks the beginning of a critical development project for which AKAH has received…