By processing throughout the year (rather than only when there is demand during European winters as is the case in fresh exports), Frigoken provides a steady income to farmers, most of whom have plots less than 2 acres of which around 200 square metres is used to cultivate produce.
Aga Khan University partners on new website to support breast cancer patients
In 2018, the first batch of nurses to have studied for a Diploma in...
Women in Kenya with metastatic breast cancer, where cancer has spread to other parts of the body, can now access a comprehensive website containing up-to-date information and resources on how to improve and enrich their quality of life. Launched by the Kenyan Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (KMBCN) in partnership with Aga Khan University, the website is a hub for information on virtual support groups, clinical trials, nearby health facilities, educational videos and advice columns on exercise, diet and lifestyle.
On the backdrop of the Pamir mountains, classrooms are bustling with young...
When the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) opened up two Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in Khorog, Tajikistan, the largest township in the region, it was delighted to hear up to half a dozen languages being spoken in a single classroom.
Stanford University students engage in innovation, creativity, and problem solving
Students watch as the first 3D printer in all of Badakhshan province begins...
Last summer, students at the Aga Khan Lycée in Khorog were encouraged to work together in a novel initiative delivered by two undergraduate students from Stanford University. While immersing themselves in local culture, Faith Harron and Allison Armstrong taught the Makerspace curriculum at the Lycée, an Aga Khan Education Service (AKES) school.
Bridging the digital divide in education
With Dubai Cares, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in East Africa is...
The Aga Khan Foundation, in partnership with Dubai Cares and the governments of Kenya and Uganda, recently completed a ground-breaking programme in understanding how best to leverage education technologies (EdTech) to enhance learning outcomes in some of the most marginalised classrooms in the world.