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…

Reflections on the Diamond Jubilee —The Ismaili, India- 28 February 2018

Jubilees have traditionally been occasions for Mawlana Hazar Imam to launch new projects and programmes, such as the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in India, which was launched during his Silver Jubilee. As we approach the end of Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to India, we asked Aga Khan Rural Support Programme India Chief Executive…

UAE donations help fund school project in Afghanistan — The Nation AE

Children at an early development centre being funded by Dubai Cares, in partnership with Aga Khan Development Network. When work on building 45 and refurbishing another 72 such centres finishes next year, about 4,000 kindergarten-age children will have benefited from the initiative. Courtesy Dubai Cares   Read full news on http://www.thenational.ae/uae/education/uae-donations-help-fund-school-project-in-afghanistan   ->>>>><<<<<-  

Gordon Brown’s School Days: Actually, Pakistan’s Literacy Rate Has Been Improving, With One Glittering Model Of Excellence — IB Times com

Young female students in Pakistan Reuters Gordon Brown, the former British prime minister and current United Nations special envoy for global education, has unveiled a two-pronged attack to combat some of Pakistan’s most intractable social ills: illiteracy and child marriage. At an education conference in the capital city of Islamabad over the weekend, Brown announced…