In a region where women have lower earnings and fewer employment opportunities than men, UCA’s School for the Advancement of Gender Equality is helping local organisations to accelerate change by putting gender on the political and legislative agendas.
Promoting sustainable mountain tourism in Kyrgyzstan
UCA students go horseback riding on the Naryn side of the Tian Shan...
Considering climate change and the need for economic development in the region, the University of Central Asia signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to develop a sustainable tourism plan for Naryn.
Norwegian Embassy grant enables further help for displaced people in Mozambique
An AKF-supported civil society group in Cabo Delgado meets to improve...
The Norwegian Embassy has agreed to a grant of US$ 1.1 million to support the Aga Khan Foundation’s work in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, to be used over the next two years to benefit 3,000 internally displaced people, alongside another 15,000 beneficiaries.
Naryn Centre for Entrepreneurship to create jobs for youth
UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan....
The Naryn Centre for Entrepreneurship at UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education is working with youth from the region’s mountain communities, helping them to acquire the skills and confidence to forge employment opportunities for themselves.
Preparing students in mountain communities for university
A large majority of students who have completed the Academic Achievement...
To enable more students living in remote mountain areas to enter reputable universities, the University of Central Asia and the Aga Khan Foundation are delivering a suite of courses in English, Information Technology, Mathematics and Science at 11 schools in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast.