The Naryn Centre for Entrepreneurship at UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education is working with youth from the region’s mountain communities, helping them to acquire the skills and confidence to forge employment opportunities for themselves.
Preparing students in mountain communities for university
A large majority of students who have completed the Academic Achievement...
To enable more students living in remote mountain areas to enter reputable universities, the University of Central Asia and the Aga Khan Foundation are delivering a suite of courses in English, Information Technology, Mathematics and Science at 11 schools in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast.
Sabz Burj: 500-year-old mausoleum renovated in the heart of Delhi
Sabz Burj after restoration with Humayun's Tomb in the background....
As part of a broad initiative to revive Delhi’s historic heritage, Sabz Burj – an early Mughal-era tomb turned to roadside ruin through centuries of neglect, vandalism and poor repair – has been restored to its former grandeur by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in partnership with the Archaeological Survey of India and with the support of Havells India Limited.
The Aga Khan School, Mundra adds Grades 11 and 12
Offering higher secondary education has been a long-cherished dream of the...
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.