Faith-Based Initiatives: Helping families to escape the cycle of poverty–By Alphonce Shiundu on Development and Cooperation EU

The list of countries where Aga Khan institutions operate features countries where life is hard, poverty is dire and more help is needed. Because of the institution’s excellent reputation, other development agencies appreciate cooperating with them. His Highness the Aga Khan IV In front Humanyun’s Tomb in Delhi In 2013. The monuments restoration was supported…

Pak–German cooperation: KfW Bank’s ongoing initiatives at various fields in Pakistan | The Bank is also one of the partner of AKDN

Pakistan Key objective: stabilise the country For some years now, Pakistan has made frequent appearances in the headlines. The strengthening of Islamic movements , terrorist attacks and religiously motivated violence are making the country increasingly instable. The economic situation has significantly worsened too. This is partly due to the risky security situation and the growing…

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan visits Pakistan — The Ismaili

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, youngest son of Mawlana Hazar Imam, yesterday arrived in Pakistan for a private visit. During his trip, Prince Aly Muhammad will visit projects of the Aga Khan Development Network to enhance his understanding of issues related to the built environment, natural hazard mitigation, health, education, culture, and rural development—all areas…

Reconstruction in Syria: The next battleground — By Bernedetta Berti on Qantara de

The Syrian regime is turning to reconstruction to boost legitimacy and consolidate control, a process that also benefits its external allies. By Bernedetta Berti In the bloody and protracted Syrian conflict, the humanitarian space has been heavily constrained. Different warring parties grant or withhold humanitarian access to advance their military strategies and political objectives. The…

Where few others dare to tread: the Aga Khan in Africa — Deutsche Welle de

Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa. “We can say with conviction that Africa’s moment has come.” With this the Aga Khan brought a 2016 keynote address to a culmination….

Seine Hoheit Karim Aga Khan über die Zusammenarbeit zwischen Deutschland und AKDN und zum Thema Pluralismus bei der Jahreskonferenz der deutschen Botschafter am 06. Sept 2004

(…) Deutschland und das AKDN arbeiten bereits umfassend und in immer stärkerem Maße in gefährlichen und schwierigen Gegenden wie Pakistan, Afghanistan und Mittelasien zusammen. Über eine Vielzahl von Organisationen auf Dorf- und Gemeindeebene ermutigen wir die Menschen, ihre Antagonismen zu überwinden und zusammenzuarbeiten, um Lösungen für gemeinsame Probleme in ihrem Streben nach einem besseren Leben…

Telia sells Tajik operations to Aga Khan’s development fund — Nasdag com

The Cofisac packaging factory in Senegal.-Gaël Turine  -AKDN STOCKHOLM, April 26 (Reuters) – Nordic telecom operator Telia Company <TELIA.ST> has agreed to sell its Tajik operations to the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, taking a step closer to withdrawing from its troubled Central Asian business. Telia said it had sold its 60 percent stake…

The Aga Khan: From an Ismaili Muslim Imam to a Global Citizen and Virtual Head of States — BY Nizar A. Motani, Ph.D on Barakah com

On December 13, 2016, His Highness Prince Karim al-Hussaini Aga Khan IV, henceforth the Aga Khan, celebrated his 80th birthday. Inshallah, his Ismaili Muslim followers, henceforth the Ismailis, will be joined by the Aga Khan’s many well-wishers across the world to commemorate his Diamond Jubilee starting July 11, 2017. The Aga Khan receiving the symbolic…

New energy for Uganda and Rwanda— Deutschland de | Germany’s KfW Bank is one of the lender to AKDN’s 900 Million Bujagali Hydro Project | Videos

A reliable supply of water and electricity cannot be taken for granted in East Africa. Germany is committed to changing this. © dpa – Bujagali Wasserkraftwerk, Ugandas Nilkraftwerk Gregory Tayi is proud of what he has achieved. He is the first private entrepreneur to build a small-scale hydroelectric power station in Rwanda. Ever since, the…

Articles and Photos on Aga Khan’s plan to create a new model for Higher Education in Central Asia, The ‘UCA’ on Devex Com by Michael Igoe

University  of Central Asia: Part Three  “The future leaders of Central Asia”—  By Michael Igoe on Devax com Students from the University of Central Asia’s inaugural class during the inauguration ceremony in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. Photo by: Michael Igoe / Devex EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part three of a Devex series that examines the Aga Khan’s plan…

University of Central Asia – One University, Three Campuses |Watch the Webcast from Ismaili Centre–London

“By creating intellectual space and resources, the University will bring the power of education and human ingenuity to the economic and social challenges of mountain societies in Central Asia and elsewhere.”His Highness the Aga Khan Foundation Stone Ceremony for the UCA (Khorog, Tajikistan – 6 July 2004) WEBCAST: UCA’s Kassim-Lakha’s “Creating Opportunity on the Roof…