Article HuffPost Impact | The Emerging Power of Giving in Africa - David Barnard

Article HuffPost Impact | The Emerging Power of Giving in Africa – David Barnard

The Emerging Power of Giving in Africa – By David Barnard, Vice-President: Africa at TechSoup Global, for Huffington Post In many parts of Africa, philanthropic giving is still an underdeveloped practice. Reasons for this include the absence of a vibrant nonprofit sector, active corporate citizens, and institutional mechanisms aimed at encouraging giving practices. Political instability…

Coastweek | The Breast Cancer Awareness Support Group at the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa

Coastweek | The Breast Cancer Awareness Support Group at the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa holds free screening

Coastweek– The Breast Cancer Awareness Support Group (BCASG) of the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa (AKHM) held a Free Breast Camp at the Hospital. A team of Pathologists, Breast Surgeon, Radiologist and Breast Nurses from the Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi (AKUHN) came down to help the local clinical team. A total of 800 women and…

Proposed Aga Khan University Nairobi campus

Proposed Aga Khan University Nairobi campus

Project: Aga Khan University Proposal Location: Nairobi Project Type: Education PLANNING’S brief from His Highness was to develop a design that would reflect the stature of the academic institution it would house while maintaining a common theme with other existing Aga Khan University facilities. The design would have to make a bold statement that ‘this…

Obituary: Teacher and Mentor Bi Swafiya Salim Muhashamy Said of Mombasa helped launch AKF's Madrasa Project

Obituary: Teacher and Mentor Swafiya Salim Said of Mombasa helped launch AKF’s Madrasa Project

After her retirement she briefly taught at Memon Primary School before joining the Aga Khan Foundation 1986-2006…she was famously referred to as “Nyanya” (Grandmother) by all children who she taught in the Madrasa Resource Centre. Swafiya Salim Said Was Teacher And Mentor Coastweek — Swafiya Salim Mohamed Muhashamy was born on 13th September, 1934 she…

Aga Khan University in partnership with Rotary - First Graduating Class in Scholarship Program

Aga Khan University in partnership with Rotary – First Graduating Class in Scholarship Program

NAIROBI, Kenya (12 February, 2014) — With more than 50 percent of women in the developing world delivering babies without the assistance of skilled health personnel, Rotary, a global humanitarian service organization; and Aga Khan University (AKU), a private non-denominational university; are together increasing access to trained health professionals for mothers and infants in East…