Mending kids’ heart: The Aga Khan University Hospital offers help to those without financial means by covering the cost of quality surgical and medical care of children needing hospital procedures

Pakistan shares a statistic with India, China and Indonesia: these four countries are home to half the children born with heart defects worldwide. In Pakistan, a child born with a hole in the heart, known as congenital heart disease (CHD), is now healthier and living longer. But survival depends on how severe the defect is,…

Karachi, Pakistan: Cyclists and doctors launch special fund for heart patients

Participants at the Ride for a Healthy Heart event. ​The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) partnered with Critical Mass Karachi (CMK), a community of cyclists, to launch a special fund for underserved adult cardiology patients, with a Ride for a Healthy Heart on Sunday. Over 100 members of CMK participated, cycling from Delawalla in Clifton…

NTV reality show to help Kenyan start-ups attract funding — Nation co Kenya |To start reality show ‘ Lion’s Den’

The programme will be sponsored by Kenya Commercial Bank’s youth fund.  NMG general manager TV, Linus Kaikai (left) with KCB director, marketing and communications Angela Mwirigi on April 26, 2016 during the signing of a co-operation between KCB, Quite Bright Films Kenya (QBF), Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Nation Media Group to launch an entrepreneurship…

2013 World Partnership Walk launches — Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC)

Join thousands of Canadians across the country as they take steps to end global poverty in the 29th World Partnership Walk. An initiative of Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), the Walk has raised more than $75 million since its inception, and helped AKFC to leverage additional support from the Canadian International Development Agency and other…

Mombasa Inner Wheel Raise Money For Various Charities – Coastweek com

Inner Wheel Club of Mombasa’s Annual Charity walk funds three main projects Coastweek — IW Club Committee Members receiving donation from Fidelity Bank’s Deputy General Manager- Coast Division. Seen [from left] IW Antonetta, IW Rasila, IW President Poonam Thapa Fidelity Bank dep. Manager Sukesha Dabholkar, IW Rebecca, IW Chhani and IW Secretary Nafisa. Read more…

Partnership Walk: Birmingham raised over $300,000. – Aga Khan Foundation USA

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012 Location: Railroad Park, Birmingham AL 1,950 turned out to participate the in Birmingham Partnership Walk at Railroad Park to show their support for ending global poverty. The Birmingham Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy…