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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.

22 March 2018

The Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP) provides clean drinking water to 500,000 people and has given safer sanitation to 600 villages in Pakistan #WorldWaterDay #AKDN #Pakistan #...

16 Mar 2018

Mobilising villages for development

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.
AKDN employs 80,000 people in over 30 countries around the world. AKDN also relies on thousands of volunteers to help implement and maintain its projects, notably at health and education facilities.
As of 2017, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be 40 years old, making it the oldest major award in the field.