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.
‘Diva night’, A gala event to celebrate womanhood was held at Bhuj, Mundra, Anjar and Kera under the Kutch Council in Gujarat on 23 March 2019.
On Friday, 31st May, 2019, ‘No Tobacco’ awareness programme was conducted by the Aga Khan Health Board for Ahmedabad - Anand Centre. It consisted of a World No Tobacco Day Awareness Rally that was conducted with the help of Scouts & Guides - Anand, Aga Khan Youth & Sports Board - Anand and India Volunteer Core Group -Division Anand.
“Having team members from different Jamatkhanas and ages allowed me to learn from and interact with people that I usually wouldn’t,” said Arisha Keshwani, an athlete playing co-ed volleyball for the first time. This year’s tournament was especially unique for the diversity among the athletes, who ranged in age from 7 to 65, and experienced or novice. Similar to last year’s format, volleyball was offered as individual registrations so athletes of all skill levels and age groups could play together.
Over 80 participants and staff from the Midwest converged in the Chicago Jamatkhana Social Hall for a Lock-In, on February 9, 2019, an all-night event that started after evening Jamatkhana ceremonies and ended in the morning. With a primary goal of community-building, the night comprised of interactive activities, competitions, discussion sessions and much more to keep all participants and staff engaged and energetic.