As a child growing up in rural Kenya, Alice Wairimu Nderitu used to climb up into the branches of a large tree to eavesdrop. Below her was a group of elders gathered to deliver justice on matters concerning the community. As Alice watched them come to consensus from her perch, she decided that one day, she would be one of those elders promoting peace in her community.
At the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad, Sujana Veeramachaneni holds more than her official titles of biology teacher and Assistant Coordinator for the Diploma Programme (DP), science teacher for the Middle Years Programme, and dorm parent. Sujana also ensures her students see her as a friend, mentor and pillar of support.
Development of small businesses in rural areas
In Banfora, a PAMF loan officer pays a visit to a client whose loan has...
Rashidi Omari, age 42, benefitted from the cash-based savings group in Tanzania, because it allowed him to purchase and rear goats. Today, he owns a farm on which the many goats he owns graze before they are later sold for meat.
Prof Murad Moosa Khan
Dr Murad Moosa Khan, a professor of psychiatry at AKU in Karachi, and the...