Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not have residential programmes in 2021. However, for those who have applied as participants, we look forward to having you join us virtually for CONNECT! We hope to open our residential camps in 2022.



Applications have closed. Placements for CONNECT are out!

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Calling Ismaili youth ages 14-17 years of age from across the globe! 


Are you curious about our world? Do you want to explore and meet peers from diverse countries?

Are you passionate about a pressing issue facing our world?

Do you want to grow your skill set? Are you eager to explore new avenues of learning?

Have you always wanted to learn more about the work of the Aga Khan Development Network?


If you answered YES to any one of these questions, CONNECT is for YOU!




At CONNECT, we are reimagining  the digital space to bring together youth from all over the world to learn from  and with each other.

This cycle, youth will select a thematic area to explore more in-depth, participate in a new skill-building workshop of their choice and explore the work of the AKDN. We will also build friendships across borders and celebrate our rich diversity through fun programming!




Entrepreneurship & Technology

Health & Wellness

Arts & Culture

Climate Change & Environmental Action



We understand that you may have additional questions regarding CONNECT 2021. Please feel free to visit our "Frequently Asked Questions" page or email [email protected].