As economic development is at the heart of the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) overall strategy, the UCA has been supporting the transformation of its undergraduate campus towns in Khorog (Tajikistan) and Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) into “university towns”.
103-year-old man from Chitral, Pakistan survives COVID-19
Mr. Aziz Abdul Alim being tested for COVID-19 before being admitted into...
It is not every day that a man over 100 years of age survives COVID-19, but that is exactly what happened to Aziz Abdul Alim, a 103-year old man from Upper Chitral, the remote mountainous region of Upper Chitral in Northern Pakistan.
Planning for the future in a city in the mountains of Tajikistan
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, in partnership with national and local...
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...