Breaking the Cycle of Poverty: The role and impact of Aga Khan Foundation around the world

His Highness the Aga Khan noted, within Islam, I quote, “The role of spirit and the role of the daily life are inseparably intertwined.”

His Highness consistently, thorough the years, has addressed, key principles.

  • Human dignity
  • Self reliance
  • Quality of Life
  • Importance of family and community
  • Critical role of civil society in development
  • Meritocracy
  • Opportunity
  • Emphasis on education at all levels
  • Sustainability
  • Culture
  • Cosmopolitan ethics
  • Imperative of pluralism

— AKF General Manager Michael Kocher

The definition of Early Childhood Education (ECD) is, “from conception to age 8”.

AKDN ECD programmes around the globe ensuring 600,000 children get a good start in life, annually.

— ECD Specialist Sheila Manji

AKF General Manager Michael Kocher and Early Childhood Development Specialist Sheila Manji speak about the Foundation’s work in “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty” on 27 November 2015 at the Ismaili Centre, London.

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