Restoring Dignity: Afghanistan — Video By The Ismail, 30.04.2020 | Digital Magazine: Aga Khan Trust for Culture At Home, Issue 1

This never before released film, professionally produced by AKTC, is the first of a three-part series focusing on Kabul, Delhi, and Lahore. Featuring interviews, drone photography and archival newsreels, the film shows that while there have been setbacks, there is still hope. And where there is hope, dignity emerges. Source: The Ismaili More Videos ,News…

Tajikistan: Government sends agreement on construction of new Tajik-Afghan bridge for ratification to parliament — Asia Plus News

The Government of Tajikistan has sent an agreement concluded with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on construction of a new Tajik-Afghan bridge across the Panj River for ratification to the Majlisi Namoyandagon (Tajikistan’s lower chamber of parliament). One of Tajik-Afghan brdiges across the Panj River; photo / nm.tj (…) To-date, seven bridges across the…

"Gemeinschaften können ihre Entwicklung selbst in die Hand nehmen" – Michael Kocher, General Manager der Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF) — KfW Entwicklungsbank

Meldung vom 12.03.2018 / KfW Entwicklungsbank Michael Kocher, General Manager der Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF), erläutert den Entwicklungsansatz seiner Organisation Michael Kocher, General Manager der Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF): “Wir werden uns weiterhin auf die ärmsten und am stärksten benachteiligten Bevölkerungsgruppen konzentrieren.” Herr Kocher, die Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF) ist seit mehr als fünfzig Jahren in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit tätig. Was sehen…

The First MicroFinance Bank (FMFB-A) opens branch for women only, first in country

Kabul, Afghanistan, 26 July 2017 – The First MicroFinance Bank, Afghanistan (FMFB-A), a leading commercial and microfinance bank, announced the opening of the country’s first women-only branch in Kabul today. This initiative will allow Afghan women to manage their finances in a safe and facilitating environment thus overcoming social and cultural hurdles to their economic…

EU funds project to build a bridge at Tajikistan-Afghanistan border

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Source: Times of Central Asia The project will be implemented by Aga Khan Foundation and PATRIP Foundation. DUSHANBE — A High-Level EU mission has paid an official visit to Tajikistan. The mission consisted of Mr. Stefano Manservisi, Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation, and Mr. Peter Burian, EU…