At the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Karachi, the primary objective of the Mental Health Group is to draw expertise from all possible specialties and disciplines to design both community- and facility-based interventions at various levels.
The preservation of a sound mind is amongst the foundational principles of AKDN’s ethical code. The loss of sound mind and well-being could lead to a loss of honour, loss of dignity and could impede one’s ability to fulfil one’s responsibility to oneself, to one’s family and to society.
17 Winners in the Second Business Plan Competition in Aswan, Egypt
The 2019 Business Plan Competition had a substantial increase in the number...
The Om Habibeh Foundation organised the biggest business plan competition in the Governorate of Aswan with a total amount of one million EGP distributed as seed grants for the winners. This competition was one of the main milestones of the Entrepreneurship Component of Aswan Skills Development Programme (ASDP) implemented in Cooperation with the Aga Khan Foundation and Global Affairs Canada.
In Chitral, Pakistan, teachers champion change
Parents note that motivated and trained teachers like Shanila Parveen...
In 2016, the Aga Khan Foundation’s (AKF) School Improvement Programme (SIP) began in select schools in Pakistan’s mountainous northern region. Now the programme is in over 270 government and community schools in 10 valleys in Gilgit-Baltistan and 6 in Chitral.
A Journey of Hope – The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat in Pakistan
AKAHs’ Early Warning System (EWS), installed in Sherqilla, Ghizer, is...
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) has the mandate to help communities create safe and resilient human habitats, with improved services, in communities where they could see a future for themselves.