Giving every child a head start: Early Childhood Development in Bihar, India

Community owned centres provide safe, healthy and joyful environments to ensure hopeful futures for pre-primary children. The early childhood years between 0 and 6 are critical for the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development of young children. Studies have found that the learning capacity and value orientations of children are largely formed by the…

Badakshan: Watch videos on how the Aga Khan Foundation, through a Global Development Alliance (GDA), helping local communities in Various fields

Through a Global Development Alliance (GDA), the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Aga Khan Foundation have created an innovative integrated development initiative in Afghan Badakhshan. By connecting community-driven projects with public and private partners, we offer a comprehensive, integrated approach, investing at the same time and in the same place. This means widespread…

Bangladesh: Aga Khan Foundation honours nurses on International Nurses Day

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Aga Khan Foundation, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), hosted a celebration of International Nurses Day 2017 to honour nurses in Bangladesh for the critical contributions they make to the health and wellbeing of citizens. Prof. Yasmin Amarsi and Mr. Subhash Chandra Sarker along with nurses and officials of…

London: King’s Cross Campus | The green spaces and Gardens will demonstrate the great diversity of cultures that constitute the worlds of Islam

In January 2016, AKDN completed its purpose-built student accommodation building known as Victoria Hall King’s Cross. This is one of two projects that AKDN are developing at King’s Cross, the vibrant part of central London being established over 67 acres next to King’s Cross and St Pancras International stations. View of the Academic Building at…

The Business of Education in Africa – report launch | The Roll of Aga Khan Education service in the Continent

Path-breaking report launched at World Economic Forum demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis. New study demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis. Photo Credit: http://edafricareport.caeruscapital.co/ Despite extraordinary gains in access, tens of millions of African children and young people do not have access to…

Nottingham, UK: Generosity of Ismaili community

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
European Sport Festival food packing for the Nottinghan homeless During the long weekend of Easter holidays, the Ismaili community of Europe celebrated European sport festival (ESF) under the leadership of Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board (AYSB) with the cooperation of all the Ismaili Institution at the Nottingham University of Nottingham.…

A hand up at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, by Aleem Mawji

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
A Hand Up at the Aga Khan Academy I was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where I went through Aga Khan Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools. When I was approaching my last two years of secondary education, I started considering a move away from home to prepare for life in…

Brussels Conference on Afghanistan from October 2016: main results | Watch Videos and view Photos

On 5 October, the European Union and the government of Afghanistan co-hosted the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan. This conference brought together  75 countries and 26 international organisations and agencies. Participants endorsed the ambitious reform agenda presented by the Afghan government. They undertook  to ensure continuedinternational political and financial supportfor Afghanistan over the next four years….

New hospital for 30,000 people in Takhar — Wadsam com |The facility was built and furnished at a total cost of roughly AFN 21 million, funded by the German government

A newly constructed Comprehensive Health Centre (CHC) in Takhar’s Khaja-Bahauddin district was officially handed over to the province’s Department of Public Health (DoPH) on Monday. The new hospital will provide health care services to approximately 30,000 people living in the district. Every day, around 70 – 120 patients are expected to be admitted to the…

Volunteer Spotlight: Himalayan Motorcycle Tour Opens Eyes for Aga Khan Foundation Regional Chair — AKF USA

Suleman Lalani is Regional Chair for the Aga Khan Foundation Volunteer Team, Southwest Region. Suleman Lalani on His Motorcycle Bikers Group Gem-cutting Center in Hunza Gem-cutting Center in Hunza Women’s Carpentry Workshop Skardu Greenhouse and Crops Enterprise Cultural Restoration in Lahore Aga Khan Rural Support Programme Office Meeting with the Principal of an Aga Khan…