Madagascar celebrates its Independence Day every 26 June. This is the date in 1960 when its complete independence from France was achieved and recognised. Since 2005 the Aga Khan Development Network has been undertaking development activities in both rural and urban contexts in various parts of the country, working across agriculture, nutrition, climate adaptation, access to finance, improving value chains, and creating market linkages.
Raising the quality of nursing
The Aga Khan University (AKU)'s School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) in...
In May each year global communities join together to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of nurses and midwives. At 23 million strong, nurses and midwives are the world’s largest healthcare profession forming 50% of the total health workforce and up to 85% in many low-resource settings.
Aga Khan Academies celebrate graduating 1,000 global leaders
Chief Guest Eric Wainaina presents an Award of Excellence to Kirunda...
At graduations in India and Kenya, 159 exceptional students joined other alumni in marking the milestone of the 1000th leader to graduate from the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad (India) and its sister school, the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa (Kenya).
Aga Khan Music Awards - Prize-giving Ceremony
Badiaa Bouhrizi, laureate in the domain of Social Inclusion, performing at...
Lisbon, Portugal, 31 March 2019 - The gala concert and prize-giving ceremony recognised all the laureates and finalists of the Aga Khan Music Awards 2019. It was attended by His Highness the Aga Khan, Prince Amyn Aga Khan, Prince Hussain Aga Khan, Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, and His Excellency the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
World Water Day 2019
Community consultation sessions ensure that villagers take greater...
While some of us are lucky to have year-round access to safe drinking water, many communities living in the remote mountainous regions of northern Pakistan do not have this luxury. These communities are dependent on unsafe water sources, which puts them at risk of water-borne diseases and limits their opportunities for prosperity and well-being. To address this issue, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat in Pakistan has helped provide safe drinking water to around 500,000 people living in these communities over the last two decades.