“If I had two children and one was a boy and one was a girl, and if I could afford to educate only one, I would have no hesitation in giving the higher education to the girl.” Sultan Mohammed Shah, Aga Khan III (1945)
AKDN dHRC develops and launches Nighedaasht, an mHealth app, in collaboration with AKHS, P
In 2018, AKDN dHRC in collaboration with the Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan (AKHS, P) developed and launched an mHealth app, Nighedaasht, in remote, rural areas of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral, Pakistan in efforts to improve MNCH outcomes. The app is used by community midwives (CMWs) during community visits and physicians in health facilities.
Alice Wairimu Nderitu, 2017 GCP Award winner
Global Pluralism Award 2017 Winner - Alice Wairimu Nderitu, Kenya - Senior...
As a child growing up in rural Kenya, Alice Wairimu Nderitu used to climb up into the branches of a large tree to eavesdrop. Below her was a group of elders gathered to deliver justice on matters concerning the community. As Alice watched them come to consensus from her perch, she decided that one day, she would be one of those elders promoting peace in her community.
At the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad, Sujana Veeramachaneni holds more than her official titles of biology teacher and Assistant Coordinator for the Diploma Programme (DP), science teacher for the Middle Years Programme, and dorm parent. Sujana also ensures her students see her as a friend, mentor and pillar of support.