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.
Global Encounters is a programme for Ismaili students from around the world to participate in a transformative service learning experience in areas of the world where Imamat institutions have made a significant impact.
Ethics in Action: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) held inaugural launch events in Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan. Taking the form of an interactive exhibition, Ethics in Action provides a glimpse into the human dimension of the Ismaili Imamat’s efforts to improve quality of life.
When Yasmin Rajwani visited a government school in Hyderabad in July 2016, she saw a large mural that depicted the world with the Soviet Union...
This summer, 160 Ismaili students and volunteers gathered in Mombasa to take part in Global Encounters 2015. Now in its third year, the programme brought together youth and young professionals from 24 countries to renew a tradition of global citizenship and experience living as part of an international community.
Memories of the Global Encounters 2015 camp, which took place in East Africa.