Selected Videos on Aga Khan Foundation’s Worldwide Programms on “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty" and “Early Childhood Development”

Aga Khan Foundation’s Michael Kocher and Sheila Manji at Ismaili Centre, London AKF General Manager Michael Kocher and Early Childhood Development Specialist Sheila Manji speak about the Foundation’s work in “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty” on 26 November 2015 at the Ismaili Centre, London. Source:The Ismaili Published on 26 Dec 2015 ***** WEBCAST: Growing Gains…

USA: Dallas Jamat and friends pack 100,000 meals to fight hunger — The Ismaili

“When the Ismaili community calls, I answer,” said Andy Stoker, the senior minister at the First United Methodist Church stated when asked about the opportunity to participate in volunteer initiatives with the Ismaili community in Dallas. Donning hairnets, all volunteers concentrate to pack an exact weight of each ingredient.THE.ISMAILI / PERVEZ JINDANI Mayor Falconer and…

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.…

Paderborn: Informations – und Netzwerkveranstaltung für ehrenamtliche Helferinnen und Helfer in der Flüchtlingshilfe|Landrat Manfred Müller pays tributes to the volunteers helping refugees

Fotostrecke zur Informationsveranstaltung zum Thema “Ehrenamtliche Hilfe für Flüchtlinge” im Berufskolleg Schloss Neuhaus. (Fotos: Kreisverwaltung Paderborn) http://www.kreis-paderborn.de/kreis_paderborn/presse/2015/entries/fluechtlinge-bksn.php Click the above link to view more photos on the homepage of Districts of Paderborn ***** Informations- und Netzwerkveranstaltung für ehrenamtliche Helferinnen und Helfer in der Flüchtlingshilfe am Montag, 14. September, 19 bis 21 Uhr im Forum des…

Germany: Minister Müller gives send-off to 20,000th volunteer, launches South-North exchange|All about “weltwärts”- (translates as "world-wards")

New South-North component of volunteers service weltwärts: Minister Gerd Müller together with Jan Wenzel, the chair of the German association “Ventao”, and the Ambassador of Mozambique, Amadeu Paulo Samuel de Conceiçao, welcomes the first volunteers from Bolivia, Chile, Cameroon, Columbia, Mexico und Mozambique.Images© Thomas Köhler/photothek 20.02.2014 | Berlin – Today, Minister Gerd Müller gave an…

Hilfsbereite Lehrer: “Teachers on the road” für Flüchtlinge — MiGAZIN de on how volunteers are teaching German language to refugees under “Teachers on the road”private projects

Die Graswurzel-Initiative ist die Idee zur rechten Zeit: In mehrere Städten sind lokale Ableger aus dem Boden gesprossen. Tomaschowski kann sich vor Anfragen aus mehreren Bundesländern kaum noch retten. (…) Rund 250 Freiwillige beteiligen sich inzwischen an der Initiative, und die Zahl wächst. Allein in Frankfurt sind es ungefähr 100, die abwechselnd mehrfach in der…

Seeing the world with “kulturweit” (Bridging Cultures) — Germany gives young people the chance to do voluntary work abroad in the cultural field

“kulturweit” volunteers talking to “their” Ambassador © Köhler/Photothek   The “kulturweit” programme gives young people between 18 and 26 years of age the chance to do voluntary work abroad in the cultural field. The volunteers live and work for 6 or 12 months in a different cultural environment, acquiring first hand experience of other cultures…

The Aga Khan and Canada share common values — By Amir Karim, Montreal Gazette com

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the world’s 15-million Shia Ismaili Muslims, receives a standing ovation from the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday February 27, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand The Aga Khan, hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, delivered an address to the Canadian Parliament last Thursday…

The Ismaili Org: Ontario Ismailis face ice storm with warm generosity

The weight of accumulated ice from the storm caused heavy tree branches to crack and fall, bringing down power lines and causing widespread damage throughout the Toronto area. Photo: Flickr / Ron Bulovs On Sunday, 22 December 2013, hundreds of thousands of families in Eastern Canada and parts of the United States found themselves without…