In Gujarat, India, the Aga Khan School, Mundra has achieved affiliation with the Central Board of Secondary Education to offer Grades 11 and 12, enabling young students to stay home and finish higher secondary school without having to migrate to distant cities.
Training women and men as first responders in disaster-prone areas of Gilgit-Baltistan
In the Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan, volunteers learn first response...
In the mountainous areas of Gilgit-Baltistan prone to floods, avalanches and rock fall, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat is training local communities – women and men alike – to step up as first responders capable of providing rescue, relief and protection during emergency situations.
A new platform for teachers to share best practices straight from their classrooms
With Faved, a teacher from a Tajik government school situated in the hard...
“Schools should be the centre of social change, not the target of change. This platform gives teachers a way to reclaim the discourse about ‘what works’ to improve holistic learning outcomes in some of the most challenging contexts in the world,” said Dr Andrew Cunningham, the Global Lead for Education at the Aga Khan Foundation.
Glories of Cairo’s medieval past revealed - Spotlight
Maridani Mosque prayer hall, view to the south, with marble mosaics on the...
As part of a broad initiative to bring Cairo’s Islamic heritage to light, the Altinbugha al-Maridani Mosque, located in Cairo’s historic Darb al-Ahmar district, has been restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture with funding from the European Union.
Khorog Centre for Entrepreneurship brings hope to local businesses
After completing Technical Vocational Education and Training courses at UCA...
In the mountainous Gorno-Badakhshan region of Tajikistan, businesses ravaged by the COVID pandemic have found new hope in the opening of the Khorog Centre for Entrepreneurship by the University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education. Activities will support new emerging and existing businesses and promote the development of young people.