Delhi, India, 27 April 2017 – The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) was awarded the FICCI- India Sanitation Coalition prize for a model of integrated block-level sanitation that is contributing to the pledge made by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to eliminate open defecation by October 2019.
New Power Platform to boost electricity generation in Africa and mobilise US$1bn
East Africa, 26 April 2017 - The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (“AKFED”), its industrial and infrastructure development arm, IPS, and CDC Group plc, the UK’s development finance institution, today launched a joint power platform that will boost power generation in sub-Saharan Africa, accelerating economic growth and impacting millions of people in the region.
New hospital facility brings world-class healthcare to Afghanistan’s Bamyan Province
Bibi Mah (28), from Soghdar district, walks with her two-year old son,...
Bamyan, Afghanistan, 24 April 2017 – His Excellency the Second Vice President of Afghanistan, Sarwar Danesh, and Princess Zahra Aga Khan inaugurated a US $22.8 million hospital today that will serve the people of Bamyan.
The state-of-the-art 141-bed facility places particular emphasis on the needs of women and children, and represents a new chapter for the Bamyan Provincial Hospital.
Aga Khan Health Services and French agencies partner to improve Palliative Care in Kenya and Tanzania
The grant will go towards the implementation of a pilot palliative care...
Paris, France, 19 April 2017 - The Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Expertise France today signed an agreement to enhance the quality of palliative care services in the Aga Khan Hospitals in both Kenya and Tanzania.
Aga Khan gift creates spectacular new garden for research and learning
Aga Khan Garden, Alberta - University of Alberta Botanic Garden: View from...
Edmonton, Canada, 7 April 2017 - A spectacular new garden will bloom in 2018 at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden, located 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton.
The Aga Khan Garden, Alberta was made possible by a contribution in excess of $25 million by His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslim community. The gift arises from the long-standing relationship between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan, highlighted by a Memorandum of Understanding first signed with the Aga Khan University in 2006 and an honorary doctorate given to His Highness in 2009.