Ismaili youth from the UAE participate in i-Robotics, an event held to prepare participants to enter the First LEGO League — an international competition for elementary and middle school students, at the Ismaili Centre Dubai in March 2018.
Ismaili youth from the UAE participate in i-Robotics, an event held to prepare participants to enter the First LEGO League — an international competition for elementary and middle school students, at the Ismaili Centre Dubai in March 2018.
Essential skills for the future: UAE youth engage in robotics and computer science
Essential skills for the future: UAE youth engage in robotics and computer science
20 November 2018

In today’s digital world, coding is increasingly becoming a fundamental skill. As part of The.Ismaili’s November theme of Science and Technology, and to recognise International Children’s Day today, we will learn about the children and youth of the UAE Jamat, who are engaging in a variety of stimulating technology-related programmes, from computer software to robotics.

Prince Aly Muhammad visits a local chicken farm owned by Mr Kalyikul Ysyraliev. As a graduate of UCA’s Entrepreneurship Programme, Mr Ysraliev built his first greenhouse in 2013 with the support of a loan from the Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank and UCA, and has been supplying chickens, eggs, as well as vegetables and roses to the local community for the past five years.
Prince Aly Muhammad visits a local chicken farm owned by Mr Kalyikul Ysyraliev. As a graduate of UCA’s Entrepreneurship Programme, Mr Ysraliev built his first greenhouse in 2013 with the support of a loan from the Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank and UCA, and has been supplying chickens, eggs, as well as vegetables and roses to the local community for the past five years.
Prince Aly Muhammad visits the Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia
Prince Aly Muhammad visits the Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia
19 November 2018

Earlier this month, Prince Aly Muhammad completed a five-day, private visit to the Kyrgyz Republic, during which he visited the Naryn campus of the University of Central Asia. Prince Aly Muhammad spent time with students in Naryn to understand more about their backgrounds and aspirations.

Alaudin Bhanji being presented with the Outstanding Leadership Award from NASA, by the Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Charles Elachi (L); and Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA.
Alaudin Bhanji being presented with the Outstanding Leadership Award from NASA, by the Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Charles Elachi (L); and Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA.
Members of USA Jamat explore frontiers of science and technology
Members of USA Jamat explore frontiers of science and technology
15 November 2018

This month, The.Ismaili is focussing on the theme of Science and Technology. Today, we will explore the numerous ways that members of the Jamat in the United States participate in and contribute to the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Children from the India Jamat participate in the Little Master Chef programme, which aims to help form healthy eating habits during the younger, impressionable years.
Children from the India Jamat participate in the Little Master Chef programme, which aims to help form healthy eating habits during the younger, impressionable years.
World Diabetes Day: Don’t let diabetes remove the sweetness from your life
World Diabetes Day: Don’t let diabetes remove the sweetness from your life
14 November 2018

Diabetes is a lifelong condition, for which there is currently no cure, although scientists are undertaking pioneering research into care, treatment, and prevention. In recent years, the prevalence of diabetes has been rising more rapidly in the developing world.

Prince Amyn delivers the keynote address during an evening reception, in which he remarked on the history of giving in the Ismaili tradition.
Prince Amyn delivers the keynote address during an evening reception, in which he remarked on the history of giving in the Ismaili tradition.
The transformative power of generosity
The transformative power of generosity
12 November 2018

An educational programme was hosted at the Aga Khan Centre in London in late-September, for supporters of its three resident institutions, namely the Aga Khan Foundation, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, and the Aga Khan University. The two-day event was attended by Prince Amyn and Princess Zahra.

Sulaiman Hakimi and Jamil Ahmadi cycled across Canada while raising awareness and funds for the Breakfast Club of Canada.
Sulaiman Hakimi and Jamil Ahmadi cycled across Canada while raising awareness and funds for the Breakfast Club of Canada.
A bike ride they’ll never forget
A bike ride they’ll never forget
12 November 2018

Cycling across Canada to raise money for charity wasn’t the original plan for Sulaiman Hakimi and Jamil Ahmadi, both from Afghanistan, who came to the country as refugees over a decade ago.

The official photograph of the participants at the opening session of the inaugural Paris Peace Forum.
The official photograph of the participants at the opening session of the inaugural Paris Peace Forum.
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends opening session of inaugural Paris Peace Forum
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends opening session of inaugural Paris Peace Forum
12 November 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam joined over 60 world leaders for the opening session of the inaugural Paris Peace Forum on 11 November 2018. Leadership from the French Jamat and AKDN were also present at the Forum.

From Baghdad to Bukhara, and Cordoba to Cairo, historic Muslim civilisations became centres of learning in fields such as mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and physics.
From Baghdad to Bukhara, and Cordoba to Cairo, historic Muslim civilisations became centres of learning in fields such as mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and physics.
The flourishing of science in Islam
The flourishing of science in Islam
8 November 2018

As patrons and promoters of the entire spectrum of human knowledge, historic Muslim societies laid the foundations for a flowering of culture and learning, the impact of which would be felt across the Islamic and wider civilisations for centuries to come.

The Aga Khan Music Initiative works to promote the revitalisation of cultural heritage as a source of livelihood, and as a means to strengthen pluralism.
The Aga Khan Music Initiative works to promote the revitalisation of cultural heritage as a source of livelihood, and as a means to strengthen pluralism.
The Aga Khan Music Initiative: Preserving, transmitting, and developing cultural heritage
The Aga Khan Music Initiative: Preserving, transmitting, and developing cultural heritage
4 November 2018

Often referred to as a universal language, music provides a common theme to bring people together. Intended to entertain, educate, and inspire thought; music also has the ability to inform listeners about the diversity of artistic expression, and by extension, the diversity of peoples and cultures.

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month around the world.
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month around the world.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: The importance of early detection
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: The importance of early detection
30 October 2018

Worldwide, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer, and can affect up to one in eight women. Like some other forms of cancer, the condition is treatable, and over 90 per cent of cases are successfully treated when detected early. Men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer in rare instances, with approximately one out of every 100 cases affecting men.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with Sir Nicholas Barrington, an honorary vice-president of The Pakistan Society.
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with Sir Nicholas Barrington, an honorary vice-president of The Pakistan Society.
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends The Pakistan Society’s Annual Dinner
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends The Pakistan Society’s Annual Dinner
26 October 2018

“If there is one person above all others who personifies what is best about the world of Islam, it is Your Highness.” - Sir William Blackburne, Chairman of the Pakistan Society

Video: Aga Khan Garden inauguration
24 October 2018

Full video: Lt Governor of Alberta Lois Mitchell, Premier Rachel Notley and Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurated the new Aga Khan Garden, Alberta, the northern-most Islamic garden in the world, and the first garden of its kind in western Canada.

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