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…

Birmingham Partnership Walk 2014 - PW Team Honorary Citizen Medal

Birmingham Partnership Walk team kicks off 2014 Walk with Proclamation and Honorary Citizen Medal from the Birmingham City Council

Ahead of Sunday’s Partnership Walk 2014 in Birmingham, the Birmingham Partnership Walk team received Proclamation, Honorary Citizen Medal and were recognized by the Birmingham City Council President Mr. Jonathan Austin for their outstanding work. Birmingham Partnership Walk is scheduled to take place on September 21, 2014 at Railroad Park, Birmingham, AL. Registration opens 10:30 a.m. and Walk begins at noon (12:00 pm). Show your…

Globe & Mail Feature: Toronto's Aga Khan Museum, opening this week, is a world-class showcase for Islamic art

The Globe & Mail | Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum, opening this week, is a world-class showcase for Islamic art

By James Adams for The Globe and Mail. Published Tuesday, Sep. 16 2014 It’s said that a city – a city like Toronto, say – whose boosters often rely on the adjective “world-class” to describe both its overall grooviness and its particular charms can’t, in fact, be truly world-class. You’re either world-class or you’re not…

5,500+ People, 40 Schools, numerous Corporate Sponsors raise more than $1.2 Million |AKF USA's PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

5,500+ People, 40 Schools, numerous Corporate Sponsors raise more than $1.2 Million | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Atlanta’s news station WSB TV, tweets the success of the Partnership Walk – some record breaking results! @AKFAtlanta says >5,500 ppl at ATL Partnership Walk raised >$1.2M to reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy & poor hlth pic.twitter.com/uQtjT1C15Q — People 2 People (@WSBTVcommunity) September 15, 2014 Walk participants joined Ismailimail to share the enthusiasm of the celebrations.   You…

2,100 Walk in Los Angeles to End Global Poverty at Partnership Walk

2,100 Walk in Los Angeles to End Global Poverty at Partnership Walk

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, September 14, 2014. Today, 2,100 participants walked to end global poverty in the annual Los Angeles Partnership Walk at the Santa Monica Pier. The Los Angeles 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…

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Entertainers hold 5,500 people mesmerized | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Calo Gitano Flamenco Academy (Flamenco – Spanish folk music and dance), City Dance Group (variety of dance forms – Jazz, Ballet, and contemporary), Dance 411 (Tap Dance and African Hip Hop), Emory Karma (Punjabi Bhangra dance), Prem Dance Company (Bollywood music and dance), Tutu’s and Tennis Shoes (Rap music and dance) and other performers rocked…

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West Hall High School, 1 of 40 schools show strength of support | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

September 14, 2014: West Hall High School was one of the forty schools participating in AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta. With nearly 800 students representing greater Atlanta schools and universities, more than 400 students volunteered their time in various capacities proving that the youth are a strong contingent in the community led event. Bravo to the students for their…