Aga Khan Foundation Canada: Adaptation and Innovation: Canada’s contributions to Humanitarian Response

Aga Khan Foundation to host a conference on Canada’s contributions to Humanitarian Response

The 2014 Canadian Humanitarian Conference will set the stage for a national conversation showcasing Canadian expertise in humanitarian response and related fields. A wide range of sectors will convene, representing the depth of Canadian contributions to humanitarian response, including in disaster risk management, logistics, health, governance and more. This year, the conference will be hosted…

Dubai Cares in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation funds school projects in Afghanistan

Dubai Cares in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation funds school projects in Afghanistan

Dubai Cares is in the process of completing a second, larger education project in the Afghan districts of Bamyan and Baghlan. The initiative is being carried out in partnership with the Aga Khan Development Network and involves building 45 early childhood development centres, refurbishing 72 existing ones, providing teacher training and buying educational materials. The…

Joshua Muskin: The Girls' Education Policy Issue Has Not Been Solved | Brookings Institution

Joshua Muskin: The Girls’ Education Policy Issue Has Not Been Solved | Brookings Institution

Following Russell’s remarks, the event continued with two panels. The first panel addressed new approaches to improving access and education for girls and was moderated by Joshua Muskin, senior education program officer of the Aga Khan Foundation. via The Girls’ Education Policy Issue Has Not Been Solved | Brookings Institution. Joshua Muskin is Senior Education Program…

Oakville natives to be educated by Aga Khan Foundation Canada in assisting humanity during Africa internships

Oakville natives to be educated by Aga Khan Foundation Canada in assisting humanity during Africa internships

Two Oakville natives will be educated in assisting humanity over the coming months as they intern for a Canadian charity in Malawi and Tanzania. Felicity Feinman and Andrew Newton, both 21, are fourth-year Carleton University students. [...] Feinman, whose two-month internship began in late April, said she would also report on Farm Radio’s activities with…

Aga Khan Foundation USA CEO Dr. Mirza Jahani meets Pope Francis

Aga Khan Foundation USA CEO Dr. Mirza Jahani meets Pope Francis

AKDN Shares Experience at Vatican Conference on Impact Investing | PartnershipsInAction June 18, 2014 – Invited by Catholic Relief Services and the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, together with the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace PCJP, the Aga Khan Development Network AKDN took part in a two-day symposium on…

Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer Aga Khan Foundation: Heterogeneity in the Classroom

Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer Aga Khan Foundation: Heterogeneity in the Classroom

Dr. Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer at the Aga Khan Foundation, presented the lecture “Heterogeneity in the Classroom: a Systematic Approach to Liberating Teachers in Developing Countries”. Joshua Muskin is Senior Education Program Officer at the Aga Khan Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland. Over his almost 30 year career, Dr. Muskin has designed, implemented, supported technically…

Jewellery Technology Centre in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation prepares Egypt’s talent for international market

Jewellery Technology Centre in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation prepares Egypt’s talent for international market

Aiming to foster a jewellery industry that is competitive on a global scale, the Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade’s Jewellery Technology Centre (JTC) supports upcoming designers and young artists who want to build their brand and obtain the know-how to compete in the international market. The centre, located in Abdeen in the heart of…

UNICEF, Open Society Foundations in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation: Television Show Advances Childhood Development in Kyrgyzstan

UNICEF, Open Society Foundations in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation: Television Show Advances Childhood Development in Kyrgyzstan

In Kyrgyzstan, where only 12 percent of children have access to early childhood education, an animated TV series Keremet Koch (Magic Journey), supported by UNICEF, the Open Society Foundations, and the Aga Khan Foundation is watched by over 95 percent of young children and their families. Developed entirely within the country and with local talent,…

Nenshi urges Calgarians to fight global poverty - Calgarian Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada

Nenshi urges Calgarians to fight global poverty – Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada

Thee local Ismaili community walks to raise over $1 million every year in order to fight poverty, in third world countries including Africa and Bangladesh. This year’s walk was particularly successful with the World Partnership Walk website stating that Calgarian Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada. Janjua raised over $113,000 for…

Aga Khan Foundation Canada's 25th Anniversary Celebration of the International Youth Fellowship Program

Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s 25th Anniversary Celebration of the International Youth Fellowship Program

Learn how overseas experience can have a profound impact – both on young Canadians, and the communities they serve. The event will feature the perspectives of fellowship alumni, field partners, and the new cohort of fellows about to head to the field. Refreshments will be served.Thursday, June 12 @ 6:30pmThe Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat199…

8 year old boy Raiyaan's Journey to "collect as much as I possibly can"

8 year old boy Raiyaan’s Journey to “collect as much as I possibly can”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09BMb9672ak Message from Raiyaan: The money I raise will support Aga Khan Foundation Canada, an international development agency and registered Canadian charity that supports social and economic development programs in Asia and Africa, literacy classes for women in Afghanistan, better-quality education for girls and boys in East Africa and employment opportunities in Pakistan and Mozambique…

World's First Menstrual Hygiene Day

World’s First Menstrual Hygiene Day

On 28 May, Nizamuddin Basti Urban Renewal Initiative organized Menstruation Day Workshop to make menstruation a non issue and remove taboos surrounding it. The project’s health team celebrated this by organising an event for adolescent girls. 80 girls from all over the Basti participated in this event. Workshop photos: via Menstruation Day. The Guardian Report:…