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.
The Ismaili Council for France, French NGO La Chaîne de l’Espoir, and the Aga Khan Development Network hosted an event on 10 April 2018 to present Dr Lee Hilling’s book A Place of Miracles. The event was held at the Afghan Embassy in Paris and was attended by representatives from the diplomatic and civil society sectors.
The Jubilee Games Fanous has reached every Jamatkhana in Kenya. It has travelled to Kisii, Kisumu and its districts, Nakuru, Mombasa, and Nairobi. Reflecting the Kenyan Jamat's concern for the protection of wildlife, the Fanous visited Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife, and various Serena Hotels properties.
Sabeen Virani talks about the growing phenomenon of young people across North America going overseas to study, work, or volunteer. She recounts her own experience in Syria as well as other individuals’ ventures to places like Sudan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uganda.