The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), which has worked for decades across this region, understands why building resilience in urban settings such as Khorog in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) is vital. It has launched a new initiative, in partnership, with national and local government authorities, that incorporates these risks into the town planning of Khorog.
Finding what “works” during the crisis
Schools2030 is a new 10 year longitudinal learning improvement programme...
The COVID-19 crisis has affected families, children and educators particularly hard. Parents have now been burdened with the responsibility of meeting their children’s educational needs. This burden has been hardest among marginalised communities. Schools2030 – a flagship programme for the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and a coalition of eight other private foundations – is responding to the crisis.
Education resources during COVID-19
The Aga Khan School in Murtazabad, Pakistan, which is supported by the Aga...
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) has worked in some of the most difficult, hard-to-reach parts of Africa and Asia for over 50 years. Prioritising the well-being and psychosocial support was crucial to our COVID-19 response framework for these fragile contexts.
A new way of learning
Student at Diamond Jubilee High School, Harp, Gilgit-Baltistan....
It is a bit unusual for parents to proudly tell the teacher that their kids are glued to the television first thing in the morning. But when classrooms move to the TV screen, it is a great thing for a teacher to hear. But this is the kind of feedback Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan (AKES,P) teachers are getting from across Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral since AKES,P launched its Digital Learning Programme on 11 May, in the wake of school shutdowns due to the Coronavirus.