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Aga Khan announces new global prize for music
21 March 2018

The Awards, which come with US$ 500,000 in prizes, recognise exceptional creativity, promise, and enterprise in music performance, creation, education, preservation and revitalisation in societies across the world in which Muslims have a significant presence.

23 March 2018

On 14 March in Kampala, a 370-kilometre walk from Kampala to Kasese District was organised with the participation of the Daily Monitor Publications, Water and Environment officials and World Wide...

23 March 2018
Dr Jacob Ngwaru, at the @AKUGlobal Institute for Education Development in East Africa (IED, EA), underscored the importance of continuously reviewing #Tanzania #education curriculum at all levels to keep up with the economic transition. #AKDN Read article:
16 Mar 2018

Mobilising villages for development

5 million
Each year, in collaboration with its partners, the AKDN provides 5 million people with quality health care, through outpatient visits and community health programmes.
2 million
Over 2 million students benefit from AKDN education programmes annually. Programmes range from early childhood development to primary and secondary schools, from vocational studies to university degrees.
$1 million
One million dollars are shared among prize winners, as determined by the independent Master Jury.  Half the prize money is a grant for promoting the replicable aspects of the design.