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Young members of the Aga Khan Scouts and Guides in Uganda serve meals to orphaned children at the Kasanagati Orphan Fans Society in Kawanda.

In Islamic belief, caring for the poor and the needy is a long established tradition. Serving orphaned children is especially commended, as quoted in the Qur’an and sayings of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his family). With this in mind, young members of the Ismaili Volunteers Corps and the Aga Khan Scouts and Guides in Uganda gathered in June to serve hearty meals to orphaned children at the Kasanagati Orphan Fans Society in Kawanda.

Find tips to help make lunchbox packing a breeze, and a yummy treat that children won't be able to resist!

It's that time of the year again - back to school for children! If you're a parent trying to find creative ideas to ensure a healthy meal for your child, we've got you covered! Nutritionist, Shameera Somani and Afshan Khoja have prepared some handy tips to help make lunchbox packing a breeze, and a yummy treat that children won't be able to resist!

Council for Quebec and the Maritimes President Mohamud Deedar Suhrab Sadid greets Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Montreal.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Montreal on Monday evening for the last portion of his visit to Eastern Canada. He was greeted by Jamati leadership from Montreal and Ottawa upon his arrival.

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Ottawa, and travelled to Toronto to meet with the Jamat there.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by AKDN Resident Representative for Canada Dr Mahmoud Eboo, President Malik Talib and Vice-President Karima Karmali of the Ismaili Council for Canada upon his arrival in Ottawa.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Ottawa earlier this evening, commencing a visit to Canada that will include attending the Global Pluralism Award ceremony as well as meeting with the Jamat of Eastern Canada.

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