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Tajikistan: USAID, Aga Khan Foundation provide access to water and sanitation for Surkhob village 2022-06-28

new drinking water supply system set up by AKF and USAID
Source: 
.timesca.com

DUSHANBE — The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the joint Thrive Tajikistan: Partnership for Socio-Economic Development program, officially opened a new drinking water supply system and school latrine in Farkhor district of Khatlon province. The drinking water system will provide clean, reliable water to almost 450 households (over 3,000 people), and the new school latrine will provide access to improved sanitation to more than 600 schoolchildren and teachers, the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan reported.

Bugando receives gear from Aga Khan, AFD 2022-03-14

Project manager, Dr Harrison Chuwa with AKF and AFD officials at Bugando hospital in Mwanza Region
Source: 
The Citizen

Mwanza. The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in collaboration with the French Development Agency (AFD) last week handed over a breast cancer screening machine worth Sh800 million to Bugando Medical Centre (BMC).

The machine was procured under a four-year Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer project which is under the two development agencies, according to the project manager, Dr Harrison Chuwa.

The inauguration of the machine was held at Bugando hospital in Mwanza Region where over 20 people would be diagnosed.

Aga Khan Foundation Donates PPEs To Kisii 2021-12-01

Aga Khan Foundation Donates PPEs To Kisii
Source: 
kenyanews.go.ke Kenya News Agency

Kisii County has received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from the Aga Khan Foundation as part of the organisation’s effort to fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Western and Nyanza Counties.

Government of Canada and the Aga Khan Foundation launch Women's Health Programme in Kyrgyzstan 2021-11-16

Davlatsulton Dorgabekova, the CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation in the Kyrgyz Republic meets Mr. Jalalidin Rakhmatullaev Deputy Min
Source: 
AKI Press

AKIPRESS.COM - Global Affairs Canada and the Aga Khan Foundation have launched the five-year “Foundations for Health and Empowerment” Programme to strengthen the delivery of quality, gender-responsive, and inclusive health services for women, girls, adolescents, their families and communities.

Aga Khan Foundation helps teachers raise children's health literacy in Kyrgyzstan 2021-10-25

Teachers undergo training by AKF in Chui, Naryn, Osh and Batken oblasts from October 7 to 23.
Source: 
AKI Press

AKIPRESS.COM - The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) conducted a training for more than 100 teachers from about 50 secondary school and kindergartens in Chui, Naryn, Osh and Batken oblasts from October 7 to 23.

The training was organised as part of AKF’s Schools 2030 initiative with support from its Local Impact Project. The aim of this initiative is to form and develop hygiene life skills in general education and preschool educational institutions to create a friendly and safe educational environment and prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

USAID and the Aga Khan Foundation Provide Access to Water and Sanitation 2021-09-08

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Source: 
tj.usembassy.gov/usaid

Panj, Tajikistan, September 7, 2021 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and, through their joint Thrive Tajikistan: Partnership for Socio-Economic Development project, officially commissioned a new drinking water supply system and a latrine at School #20 in Safedoron village in Panj district of Khatlon province.

100 schools to benefit from Aga Khan project 2021-05-26

Pupils of St Peters Primary School, Katwe, Kampala, attend lessons at the school on March 10, 2020. PHOTO/JAMES KABENGWA.
Source: 
Daily Monitor Uganda

The Schools2030 project is aimed at empowering schools to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), aimed at ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education thereby promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all. Ms Janat Namatovu, the AKF Schools2030 project coordinator, explained that the project is aimed at supporting teachers through “human centred design thinking” approach.

Aga Khan Foundation, firm launch new health campaign 2021-05-03

Ms Meralyn Mungereza, the country manager for Aga Khan Foundation Uganda (left), looks on as Dr Dinah Nakiganda (centre) receive
Source: 
Daily Monitor monitor.co.ug

The Aga Khan Foundation Uganda and Triggerise, a non-profit company that developed the user-centric digital platform, TIKO, have launched a new campaign in Kampala and Arua to increase youth’s access to reproductive health services.

The purpose: empower young people with relevant information to fight unplanned teenage pregnancies.
The new campaign in the two cities is jointly bankrolled by the Aga Khan Foundation UK and Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.

Bringing Clean Energy and Co-Benefits to Remote Communities in Tajikistan and Afghanistan with AKFED 2021-02-04

Pamir Mountains
Source: 
reliefweb, OXFAM

Overview

This case study shows how clean, affordable and reliable electricity can be provided to thousands of people even in the poorest, most remote and difficult terrains. It illustrates how this simultaneously reduces energy poverty and carbon emissions while generating multiple co-benefits, including increased incomes, improved food security and community well-being, reduced deforestation, improved health from removing smoke from biofuels from homes, and improved healthcare and educational outcomes.

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SCO, AKF (Pak) sign MoU to improve IT, digital infrastructure in GB 2021-01-26

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Source: 
sbrecorder.com

ISLAMABAD: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Special Communications Organization (SCO) and the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan) [AKF (Pak)] to improve IT and digital infrastructure and services in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).

The overall purpose of the MoU is to strengthen cooperation between SCO, AKF (Pak) and other Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies in light of the shared objective of sustainable socio-economic development of GB through reliable internet and telecom infrastructure.

Swiss funded project to support farmers of Osh region in cooperation with Aga-Khan Foundation.

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Source: 
akipress.com

AKIPRESS.COM - Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and the risks to the food and agricultural sectors associated with it, the Swiss funded Bai-Alai Program will allocate more than 3.5 million soms (50 thousand Swiss francs) to support farmers in Osh oblast of Kyrgyzstan.

The Bai-Alai Program is funded by the Government of Switzerland through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by Helvetas Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with Aga-Khan Foundation.

US Ambassador unveils refurbished Qutub Shahi Tombs in Hyderabad 2020-03-10

U.S. Ambassador to India, Kenneth I. Juster (centre) with US Consul General from Hyderabad Joel Reifman and Aga Khan Trust for C
Source: 
Siasat Daily

Hyderabad: The Qutb Shahi Tombs are now sporting a new look after the refurbished tombs of Taramati and Premamati were unveiled on Tuesday by US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster.

The US Consulate General Hyderabad financially patronized the Aga Khan Foundation for the conservation and preservation of two tombs under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation.

This Delhi kitchen feeds the hungry and serves a cause-An AKF Initiative

Preparing food at Zaika-e-Nizamuddin, a community kitchen run by local women.
Source: 
sundayguardianlive.com

The market at Nizamuddin basti is bustling with energy on a Thursday afternoon. There are some people chattering in front of a butchershop and children fighting while playing carom. The smell of fresh biryani fills the air as I walk through the winding lanes towards my destination, a kitchen called Zaika-e-Nizamuddin which is run entirely by a group of local women.

An initiative by the Aga Khan Foundation that began in 2012, Zaika-e-Nizamuddin was set up as part of a dual campaign to create employment opportunities for women and tackle the problem of malnutrition in this area.

Aga Khan, UK lottery to fund PWDs

launch of the project in Uganda, in Kampala yesterday. PHOTO BY KELVIN ATUHAIRE
Source: 
Daily Monitor

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and the National Lottery Community UK have launched $1m (Shs3.7b) fund for building the capacity of disabled persons organisations.
Under the arrangement, AKDN will provide $500,000, while the National Lottery Community UK will provide $505,000.

The two-year programme will be implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation Uganda, Civ-Source, Independent Development Fund and the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU).
While launching the programme yesterday at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Ambassador Amin Mawji OBE, the Diplomatic

NDRMF, AKF Ink Grant Implementation Agreement Worth Rs 834.606 Mln

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Source: 
urdupoint.com

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th Jul, 2019 ) :National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) Wednesday signed Grant Implementation Agreement of Rs 834.606 million with a Joint Venture of Agha Khan Foundation (AKF) Pakistan and Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS).

The agreement had been made by NDRMF for providing grant financing up to Rs 579.621 million for the project titled "Promoting Integrated Mountain Safety in Northern Pakistan (PIMSNP)", a press release said.

UK helps improve irrigation of 600 hectares in Kadamjai district - in support of Aga Khan Foundation

His Highness the Aga Khan with the Kyrgyz Republic’s Minister for Education in Bishkek. AKDN / Gary Otte
Source: 
akipress.com

AKIPRESS.COM - The seasonal shortage of irrigation water in the Aiyl Aymak of Birlik, Kadamjay district of Batken oblast, was solved with the help of the Aga Khan Foundation's project “Improving Stability and Better Natural Resources Management in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan” and implemented with the support of the British Government (UK Aid), Aga Khan Foundation said.

Goats Empowering Women in India with help of Aga Khan Foundation 2019-04-26

Pashu-Sakhis  which means “friends of the animals” in Hindi
Source: 
thecsrjournal.in

By Bill Gates
Can goats empower women?
In one of the poorest areas of India, they already are.
This is thanks to a new team of health workers who are training rural women how to gain financial independence by raising healthier goats.

The health workers are goat nurses known as “pashu sakhis,” which means “friends of the animals” in Hindi. Pashu sakhis are all poor women themselves who are given basic training in how to vaccinate, deworm, and provide other preventive care to goats in their community.

So, how does this help empower women?

Forbes Portugal - Major Fundacoes de Portugal

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
Forbes Portugal

Aga Khan IV, the spiritual leader of the Nizari Ismailis, brought his millions to Portugal, where he now lives without paying taxes. The Aga Khan Foundation Portugal, the 24th largest nationwide, is just one of the ends of his philanthropic empire that spends more than 500 million Euros per year.

By David Almas

Sacred millionaire

Aga Khan IV, 82, is a multimillionaire and a philanthropist. The Aga Khan Foundation Portugal, which he established in 1996, was valued at over 31 million Euros in 2017.

Syria’s ancient Aleppo souk poised to regain its bustle 2019-03-11

Restoration works began on the Aleppo souk after Syrian authorities signed a partnership agreement with the Aga Khan Foundation
Source: 
gulfnews.com

Aleppo: On the domed roof of a historical market in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, architect Bassel Al Daher moves between workers painstakingly working to erase the scars of war.

Men wearing vests and helmets repair parts of the roof still bearing visible traces of the four-year-long battle for the former rebel stronghold.

They cover its charred surface with a fresh coat of white paint as part of a wider effort to rehabilitate the Saqatiya market, or souk in Arabic.

Aga Khan Foundation channeled $700m of assistance to Afghanistan 2014-08-24

H.H. The Aga Khan IV with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan
Source: 
the khaama press

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) have channeled roughly around $700 million of assistance to Afghanistan since the foundation begun it’s engagement in Afghanistan in 1995.

More than 2.5 million people have benefited from the assistance which mainly focuses on world development health care, education, financial services, mobile telephony and other sectors.


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