Improving Infant Feeding & Nutrition Practices: Aga Khan Foundation India's “Buniyaad” Project Offers Model for Policymakers and Public Health Professionals

Improving Infant Feeding & Nutrition Practices: Aga Khan Foundation India’s “Buniyaad” Project Offers Model for Policymakers and Public Health Professionals

Aga Khan Foundation Improves Infant Feeding and Nutrition Practices among 400,000 Mothers in Rural Bihar “Buniyaad” project offers model for policymakers and public health professionals Patna, 21 April 2015: For the past three years, the Aga Khan Foundation (India) and its partners have worked with 400,000 mothers from marginalised communities in rural Bihar, significantly improving…

Minister Paradis Opens Aga Khan Foundation Canada's Exhibition on Global Development

Minister Paradis Opens Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s Exhibition on Global Development

April 21, 2015 – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will address attendees at the launch of Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s mobile exhibition Together: An exhibition on global development. This innovative, interactive and multi-sensory exhibition is designed to spark a conversation about the role that Canadians can play in reducing…

Iqbal Dewji: Khoja Wiki

Iqbal Dewji: Khoja Wiki

I believe that it would be a great tragedy if the stories of the struggles and achievements of our parents, grandparents and other ancestors are lost forever, because we keep losing our elders. I believe that it is obligation on each one of us do their part to keep this history alive. I have a…

Rogers TV: Guest Panel, Adil Dhalla, Director of Culture for the Centre for Social Innovation

Rogers TV: Guest Panel, Adil Dhalla, Director of Culture for the Centre for Social Innovation

Host Rhiannon Traill, President & CEO of the Jr. Economic Club of Canada and a teen panel discuss social innovation with guest, Adil Dhalla, Director of Culture for the Centre for Social Innovation. Discover, Explore and Learn more via Rogerstv.com. Be the First to Know – Join Ismailimail Get breaking news related to the Ismaili…

One truck can take Canadians on a trip around the world: The Together Exhibition launches in Ottawa

One truck can take Canadians on a trip around the world: Developed by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada – The Together Exhibition launches in Ottawa

Developed by Aga Khan Foundation Canada, the truck will travel coast-to-coast, featuring powerful photography, film, and audio; one-of-a-kind objects; an interactive world map of Canadian contributions overseas; and a skills quiz for visitors to discover how they can help in the fight against global poverty. The Together truck is driving change across Canada – and…

On the occasion of the World Heritage Day, Batashewala Mahal, near Humayun’s Tomb complex, opens to public after 4 years

Visitors to world heritage site Humayun’s Tomb complex will now have a new venue to explore. The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have opened the newly-restored Batashewala complex, with three stunning Mughal-era tombs, after a four-year conservation effort. The ministry of culture has announced a plan to send…

Event – April 24-25 | Brown University Middle East Studies | Aga Khan Symposium: On Politics of Time, Material Culture, and Islamic Religiosity

This symposium brings together scholars who work on different regions of the historic and contemporary Middle East and Islamicate world in order to explore how history-making as a modern intervention has transformed the everyday lives of people through refiguring religious and political realities on the ground. EVENT: Politics of Time, Material Culture and Islamic Religiosity…

CBC Radio - Canada, Calgary & the Ismailis - Canada’s favorite person – Mayor Naheed Nenshi and the ever popular Ismaili community’s 2014 Stampede “Break-the-fast”

CBC Radio’s Vinyl Cafe: Canada, Calgary & the Ismailis: Canada’s favorite person – Mayor Naheed Nenshi and the ever popular Ismaili community’s 2014 Stampede “Break-the-fast”

On March 2, 2015 in front of a packed audience of 2,500 at Calgary’s Jack Singer Concert Hall, Stuart McLean recorded CBC Radio’s hit show Vinyl Cafe, wherein he spoke about Canada, Calgary and the Ismailis. He specifically spoke about what makes this country and this city special, highlighting the first Muslim mayor of any…

“A Simple Rebirth” Shines Light to New Beginnings and Brighter Future | Coog Radio

The setting was downtown Houston, a place full of commotion, chaos, and concrete. The perfect ambiance for the daring production, “A Simple Rebirth,” that welcomed their first show night on Thursday with an open heart. Presented at Notsuoh Theater, the dramatic presentation depicted the struggles women face in their lives and left audience members fully…

His Highness the Aga Khan: 'the Muslim world, once a bastion of scientific and humanistic knowledge'

His Highness the Aga Khan: ‘the Muslim world, once a bastion of scientific and humanistic knowledge’

Today in the Occident, the Muslim world is deeply misunderstood by most. The West knows little about its diversity, about the religion or the principles which unite it, about its brilliant past or its recent trajectory through history.” From the seventh century to the thirteenth century, the Muslim civilisations dominated world culture, accepting, adopting, using…

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Fatimid craftsmen were creative and ingenious

In the year 909, the Fatimid Imam al-Mahdi was proclaimed as caliph in present-day Tunisia, founding the Fatimid reign. In 969, the Caliph Al-Mu’izz conquered Egypt, founding the city of Cairo, where he transferred his capital in 973. Named after the Prophet’s daughter, the reign of the Fatimids Caliph-Imams for almost two centuries is often referred…

AKM Finalist for 2015 Azure Awards

Azure Magazine | Aga Khan Museum – 2015 AZ Awards Finalist

Azure Magazine’s illustrious jury has selected the 66 finalists of the fifth annual AZ Awards, chosen from among the 720 entries that poured in from 43 countries. Commercial  ⁄ Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres Henning Larsen Architects: Moesgaard Museum, Højbjerg, Denmark MAD Architects: China Wood Sculpture Museum, Harbin, China Maki & Associates and Moriyama &…

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Naeem Razwani, Sitara Merchant present at ‘Inclusive Financing for Housing’ Conference, Washington, DC.

Inclusive Financing for Housing: Exploring Viable Business Models Panelists from the three Housing IGP grantees, USAID, and SEEP gathered in Washington DC for an engaging day of knowledge exchange, sharing findings from their specific project implementation experiences with each other and deepening the conversation around inclusive financing for housing. This video records a final learning session…