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.
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.
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!
Cosmology is in a golden age with advances in technology enabling us to probe the physics of the very early universe.
Fondée en 1967, Aga Khan Foundation fête ses 50 ans cette année. Cette année de double anniversaire, avec le Diamond Jubilee, est l’occasio pour chacun de nous, de nous rappeler nos valeurs d’aide et de partage, comme le montrent si bien les nombreuses actions humanitaires et les aides en faveur des populations défavorisées, mises en œuvre par la Fondation Aga Khan.