The Aga Khan University, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and the University of Central Asia launch a documentary film series about the climate crisis on the Roof of the World. Echoing the call to action of the newly launched Earthshot Prize, Voices from the Roof of the World will tell the stories of the millions of people and endangered wildlife living amongst these fast-melting glaciers and the billions more across Asia dependent on the rivers that flow from them.
AKAH’s Habitat Planning framework is a process that spans community-centred participatory design, government engagement, socio-economic and land-use Geographic Information System (GIS) data analysis, planning, design, and construction, to help communities plan for opportunity.
Mwanapwani Said Suleiman is amongst a diverse group of students attending the Aga Khan Academies through a full scholarship Talent Identification Programme. In this short film, she talks about how studying and living on campus at the Academy in Mombasa has helped her grown into a more confident and open-minded person. She aspires to be a doctor and work with underserved youth back in her hometown.
When the World Health Organisation requested a second video from one of the Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited organisations to highlight World Patient Safety Day (17 September 2020), JCI approached the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar as Salaam. The result is a video, made at the Aga Khan Hospital, highlighting this year’s theme: “Health Worker Safety – A priority for patient safety”.
Due to COVID-19 and the accompanying lockdown measures, children around the world have been unable to go to school -- in some countries for as long as six months. The Aga Khan Foundation and the Aga Khan Education Services have been at the forefront of responding to this educational crisis. By co-designing new solutions with communities, educators and learners worldwide, they have adapted their education programming to ensure children can continue to learn, develop and grow during these uncertain times.