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…

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Celebrates its 8th Graduation

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Celebrates its 8th Graduation

This talented group of 58 graduates has been the most successful cohort in accessing institutions of higher education.  These graduates have won over US$3,400,000 in scholarships and financial aid to study courses ranging from politics and philosophy, to financial modeling and actuarial sciences.  Our students received offers from prestigious institutions including Columbia University, Dartmouth College,…

Nairobi Jamatkhana Building

Nairobi Jamatkhana Building

Built in 1920, the “Jamatkhana” building was the tallest building of its kind in Nairobi when “Moi Avenue” was once called Station road. The Khoja mosque is a Nairobi’s spot for the Ismaili community for both social and prayers.