Poverty Alleviation: Reaching out to disadvantaged communities — by Alphonce Shiundu on D+C, Development and Cooperation EU | Impact of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

To understand the impact of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), one has to look at specific programmes. The foundation has improved the lives of many people on Kenya’s ocean coast for example. A mosque in Mombasa In Mombasa and the neighbouring counties of Kilifi and Kwale, the AKF has been engaged in pre-primary and primary…

CEO of Aga Khan Foundation UK, Matt Reed, joins Alberto Lidji to talk about the AKDN, its $5.5bn of annual operations and relationships with 40,000 civil society organisations — Alberto Lidji Podbean com

CEO of Aga Khan Foundation UK, Matt Reed, joins Alberto Lidji to talk about the Aga Khan Development Network, its $5.5bn of annual operations, relationships with 40,000 civil society organisations and much more. click above Image to Listen at source — Screen shot The Aga Khan Foundation is one of 10 development agencies that together…

Reconnecting Afghanistan: From Instability to Opportunity — Aga Khan Foundation at European Development Days 2019

For centuries, Afghanistan was integral to connectivity—through the Silk Road’s trade and cultural exchange—between Asia and Europe, and within Asia itself. While decades of conflict have diminished this centrality, collaboration and integration remain critical to regional stability. Building Bridges on the Afghan-Tajik Border On 18 June, AKF hosted a panel discussion at the European Development…

The Pamir Energy Story: General Director Daler Jumaev addresses World Hydropower Congress in Paris | Watch Aga Khan foundation, UK’s archive video from Ismaili Centre, London

It was 6:57pm on 9 September, 2018. We turned on electricity for the township of Murghab. Within two minutes, a wave of celebration came from the streets as light bulbs flickered on for the first time. We watched and listened across the river, where the hydropower plant is located. It was magical. It was one…

Afghanistan: Agriculture and food security | Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) implements activities in Participatory Governance, and Natural Resource Management among other activities

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) has been active in Afghanistan since 2002. It implements activities in Participatory Governance, and Natural Resource Management among other activities. The Farmer Field School in a demonstration orchard in Baharak. AKF is working with farmers to increase the number of orchards and improve the quality of produce. Demonstration orchards, along…

Syria’s ancient Aleppo souk poised to regain its bustle — Gulf News com | Restoration works began after Syrian authorities signed a partnership agreement with the Aga Khan Foundation

Aleppo: On the domed roof of a historical market in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, architect Bassel Al Daher moves between workers painstakingly working to erase the scars of war. Labourers take part in restoration work at the Saqatiya market in the old quarter of Syria’s second city of Aleppo on February 12, 2019….

Dubai Cares’ programme in Kenya harnesses power of technology — Gulf Today AE. | Partnership with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is set to impact 106,482 students, 1,317 teachers across 100 schools in Kenya

DUBAI: A Dubai Cares delegation, led by Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has visited Kenya to monitor and evaluate the implementation of its “Transforming Students Learning and Teacher Professional Development through ICT” programme, launched in 2014. The programme, which is being implemented…

Afghanistan: Aga Khan Foundation Launches Settlement Programs — TOLO News com

The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Afghanistan, which falls under the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), on Sunday launched a settlement program in Afghanistan – which includes construction of housing that meets required standards. Onno Ruhl, the General Manager of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Afghanistan said that the program will…

Afghanistan: Aga Khan Foundation Tourism Promotion in Wakhan

In remote mountain districts, one of the only assets at the disposal of poor communities is the natural beauty of their surroundings.  In Afghanistan’s Wakhan District, AKDN has worked to leverage interest in visiting this narrow valley in Afghanistan that lies at elevations higher than 2000 metres.  About Wakhan on AKDN org Wakhan & the…

Celebrating Dads around the World — Aga Khan Foundation USA Org

In every country, every city, and every village around the world, we find strong, compassionate, and loving dads who are the heroes in their kids’ lives. This Father’s Day, we’re saying thank you to those dads for all that they do—and to you, for supporting them along the way! A CARING DAD IN INDIA Here,…

Minister Alphons defends handing over Red Fort to private company, says it will help tourism — By Jeevan Prakash Sharma on Hindustan Times com

The Union tourism ministry’s decision last week to hand over the iconic Red Fort to a leading corporate group, Dalmia Bharat, under its ‘Adopt a Heritage’ scheme to ensure more pleasant experience for tourists in terms of amenities available to them, triggered a furore with the Congress accusing the government of bartering away symbols of…

Die unscheinbaren muslimischen Helfer im Syrienkrieg — Deutsche Welle de | Die Aga Khan Stiftung hat kürzlich angekündigt, ihre Hilfe für Syrien von 50 Millionen auf 200 Millionen Dollar aufzustocken

Syrien, Jemen, Irak: Angesichts der Konflikte in der arabischen Welt wächst die Bedeutung islamischer Hilfsorganisationen. Bei der UN-Geberkonferenz für Syrien gehören sie zu gefragten Kooperationspartnern.   Sie stehen im Schatten der großen Geber. Ihre Namen und Kampagnen sind nicht bekannt. Und doch wächst ihre Bedeutung. Islamische Hilfsorganisationen wie Islamic Relief Worldwide, die Aga Khan Stiftung…