In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
During the month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world break their daily fast with Iftar, an evening meal observed at sunset. On May 16, 2019, Mayor of Toronto John Tory met guests at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto to enjoy and connect through Iftar festivities.
Join us from the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, on Friday 28 June to learn about the work of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), and its efforts to improve the habitat and resilience of communities in South and Central Asia. Mr Onno Ruhl’s presentation will focus on the strategy and approach of AKAH with real life case studies, providing a glimpse into the agency’s work in action. The event is expected to begin at 8:45 PM UTC+1 and will be webcast at the.ismaili/live.
The Refugee Women’s Network held a summit entitled “Empowering Women” at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Refugee Women’s Network is a registered Canadian charity established in 2016, to provide a response to the needs of an influx of refugees settling in Toronto and the GTA by breaking the language barrier through education, advocacy and supportive programs.
The Ismaili Centre, Toronto held its second of a three-part series on mental health. This event was titled, “Minding the Gap: A Conversation on Access to Mental Health Care”.
Beloved Toronto Mayor John Tory attended a community Iftar at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Guests included various Ummah leaders (Iranian, Tajik, Afghan and Syrian), Ismaili CIVIC service partners, government and civil society leaders and other Jamati members.