Sara Mojtehedzadeh: Aga Khan Foundation of Canada Fellow making an impact

Sara Mojtehedzadeh: Aga Khan Foundation of Canada Fellow working in the Star newsroom

The Toronto Star and the Atkinson Foundation are embarking on a “ground-breaking” philanthrojournalism partnership to create a work and wealth beat in the Star newsroom. The collaboration between the paper and the foundation will create a one-year reporting position for a journalist to examine what makes work decent for different generations, fields and cultures and…

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Join Aga Khan Foundation, USA & Greater San Francisco Area Volunteers for PartnershipsInAction Walk/Run at Central Park – Lake Elizabeth, Fremont, CA.

San Francisco Partnership Walk  and Inaugural Partnership Run events are scheduled to take place on October 19, 2014 at Central Park – Lake Elizabeth, Fremont, CA. This family-friendly event will host food, entertainment, a zumba warm-up to get you started and a professional track for the running course. Registration is open now for all runners in your age bracket for…

Event – October 20-24 | Aga Khan Foundation Canada - Re-imagining Social Accountability for Results

Event – October 20-24 | Aga Khan Foundation Canada: University Seminar Series – Re-imagining Social Accountability for Results

Young people bring energy, capacity and ingenuity to economies and communities. Yet 73 million young people across the globe continue to look for work without many opportunities. Innovative initiatives, such as the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Pakistan, as well as community driven initiatives in Canada, are paving a path to increase economic opportunities for…

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Mayor Annise Parker, Honorary Chair for the Partnership Walk/ Run Invites Houstonians to the Aga Khan Foundation’s Partnership Walk

HOUSTON, TEXAS, OCTOBER 17, 2014 – Mayor Parker, as the Honorary Chair for the Partnership Walk/ Run invited Houstonians to participate in the Aga Khan Foundation’s Partnership Walk/Run to be held on Nov. 15 at Sam Houston Park. “Partnership Walk is one of the largest activities which we will do during the Citizenship Month,” said Mayor Parker,…

San Francisco Raises Over $275K for Aga Khan Foundation Programs

India West | AKF’s 20th Anniversary Partnership Walk in San Francisco Set for Oct. 19

Fremont, Calif. — The Aga Khan Foundation’s 20th anniversary Partnership Walk at Central Park, Lake Elizabeth, here Oct. 19 will mark the 100th walk since the very first Walk in Los Angeles in 1995, attracting over 440,000 participants over almost two decades. Partnership Walks across the nation is an initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation USA…

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First-ever Austin PartnershipsInAction Run banks good will, $50K & 300 People show support to end Global Poverty

AUSTIN, TEXAS, October 15, 2014. On Sunday, October 12, 2014, 300 participants raced to end global poverty in the annual Austin Partnership Run at Brushy Creek Sports Park in Cedar Creek. The Austin Partnership Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy…

Government of Canada announces initiatives to mark the International Day of the Girl Child 2014

Synergy: Government of Canada announces initiative with Aga Khan Foundation to mark the International Day of the Girl Child 2014

Project will be implemented by Plan International Canada in collaboration with the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, Save the Children Canada and World Vision Canada. Improving Access to Healthy and Safe Primary Schools & Preschools (Mali – $20 million over three years) – This project aims to improve access to quality education for more than 58,000…

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…

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Synergy: Aga Khan Foundation Canada, Government of Canada and other partners catalyze partnership for ‘Saving Brains’

Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, today welcomed three new partners to the Saving Brains Grand Challenge: Aga Khan Foundation Canada, Norlien Foundation and World Vision Canada. These organizations strengthen the existing partnership with the Bernard van Leer Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation.…

Join Alamgir Hayat in fundraising for KADO - Karakoram Area Development Organization

Join Alamgir Hayat in fundraising for KADO – Karakoram Area Development Organization

Alamgir Hayat is an Ismaili Muslim student from northern areas of Pakistan and currently lives in U.A.E. He has launched a fundraising campaign: Enhancing lives of People with Special needs This summer, Alamgir went to Pakistan and visited a rehabilitation facility started by KADO (http://www.kadohunza.org/), where the people with special needs are trained to make…

2,200+ People raised more than $210,000 at Orlando's PartnershipsInAction Walk

2,200+ People raised more than $210,000 at Orlando’s PartnershipsInAction Walk

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, On September 28, 2014, 2,200 participants walked to end global poverty in the annual Orlando Partnership Walk at Lake Eola Park. The Orlando Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia. The…

Supporting Orlando PartnershipsInAction Walk at Lake Eola Park

Supporting Orlando PartnershipsInAction Walk at Lake Eola Park

Enthusiasm and support is pouring in. Spread the word among your neighbors and friends. 100% of the funds raised at Partnership Walk go directly to projects supported by the Aga Khan Foundation USA; not a cent is spent on administration.  Ismailimail team reports from Orlando, Florida. Find out more at http://www.partnershipsinaction.org/orlando https://www.facebook.com/AKFFL   PartnershipsInAction is an…

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2000+ People raised more than $300,000 at Birmingham, Alabama’s PartnershipsInAction Walk

Walk participants joined Ismailimail to share the enthusiasm of the celebrations. You too can join and participate. Send us your photos, stories and videos. 2,000 participants walked to end global poverty in the annual Birmingham Partnership Walk at Railroad Park on September 21, 2014.. The Birmingham Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation…

Alabama Retailers Continue Support for Ending Global Poverty | NACS Online

Alabama Retailers Continue Support for Ending Global Poverty | NACS Online

Alabama Merchant Association recognized as part of Birmingham’s Partnership Walk, which raised more than $300,000 for Aga Khan Foundation. September 23, 2014 ​BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Last weekend, Alabama residents walked to help end global poverty as part of The Partnership Walk Birmingham, in support of the Aga Khan Foundation. More than $300,000 was raised toward the…

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Synergy | Clinton Global Initiative and Aga Khan Development Network

Synergies exponentially multiply results and bring significant impact to the beneficiaries – Clinton Global Initiative and Aga Khan Development Network together with several other partners have joined forces to solve pressing global challenges. Ismailimail shares a few examples for our readers. Click the links to learn more. President Clinton Opened 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Emphasizing “Mobilizing…

President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative forum on September 23, 2014, announced a partnership between the United States and the Aga Khan Development Network designed to strengthen civil society.(Photo credit: AP/Photo Source: VOA)

AKF USA | New Civil Society Partnership Announced with U.S. Government and the Aga Khan Development Network

New York – President Barack Obama yesterday announced a partnership among the United States government, the Swedish government, and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) to foster a dynamic and sustainable civil society globally through initiatives of citizen groups, in Asia, Africa and Latin America. AKDN is committed to global civil society development. His Highness the…

Al Arabiya - العربية | Aga Khan: Canada’s first Islamic Art Museum

Al Arabiya – العربية | Video: Aga Khan: Canada’s first Islamic Art Museum

Al Arabiya a leading 24-hour news station in the Arab world, brings Aga Khan Museum’s inauguration news to the Arab audiences. In conversation with Amirali Alibhai, Head of Performing Arts, and Ruba Kana’an, Head of Education and Scholarly Programs and an art historian, they discuss the performing arts program at the museum and a few of the masterpieces in the…

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White House | Video: US President Obama thanks the Aga Khan Development Network at the Clinton Global Initiative

Second, we’re creating new innovation centers to empower civil society groups around the world. And I want to thank our partners in this effort, including the government of Sweden and the Aga Khan Development Network. Starting next year, civil society groups will be able to use these centers to network and access knowledge and technology…

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US President Obama announces partnership with the Aga Khan Development Network

The President also announced a new, groundbreaking initiative to support and connect civil society across the globe through the launch of Regional Civil Society Innovation Centers, in partnership with the Government of Sweden and the Aga Khan Development Network. Over the next two years, up to six networked Regional Civil Society Innovation Centers will be created worldwide.  These…

Aga Khan Foundation USA's Partnership Walk held at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama

FOX News: Aga Khan Foundation USA’s Partnership Walk held at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama

By Karen Church for FOX6 WBRC, BIRMINGHAM, AL – The festive atmosphere for this sixth annual Partnership Walk is a far cry from the poverty and hunger that ravages the people this walk is designed to help. Many of the volunteers and participants either were raised in the very poverty they’re working hard to change,…

Numerous Corporate Sponsors Supporting Birmingham, Alabama's PartnershipsInAction Walk 2014

Numerous Corporate Sponsors Supporting Birmingham, Alabama’s PartnershipsInAction Walk 2014

PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the developing world. – http://www.partnershipsinaction.org, Facebook CLICK FOR ALL RELATED BIRMINGHAM (ALABAMA) PARTNERSHIPSINACTION WALK The next AKF Walk/Run is on September…