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Farmers markets and local stores are good places to source produce that hasn’t been packaged, refrigerated, or transported.
Farmers markets and local stores are good places to source produce that hasn’t been packaged, refrigerated, or transported.
Five affordable ways to live more sustainably
Five affordable ways to live more sustainably
10 March 2022

Many of us wonder how we might better care for our planet. The good news is there are many ways to do this, some of which have the added benefit of saving money along the way! Here are five tips to get started.

The Prophet and the Imams: How are they connected?
The Prophet and the Imams: How are they connected?
8 March 2022

The Imams of the Shia Ismaili Muslims are direct descendants of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family). 

The Aga Khan Foundation is leading Schools2030, a global, 10-year participatory action research and learning improvement programme based in 1,000 government schools across 10 countries, including Afghanistan.
The Aga Khan Foundation is leading Schools2030, a global, 10-year participatory action research and learning improvement programme based in 1,000 government schools across 10 countries, including Afghanistan.
The positive power of women’s education
The positive power of women’s education
7 March 2022

Today, more girls attend school than ever before. Yet, despite this progress, women and girls continue to face barriers to education. Jamati and AKDN institutions have long strived to remove these barriers and still believe that investing in girls’ education can transform communities and societies around the world.

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Mi'raj: In conversation with Professor Ali Asani
3 March 2022

As part of a new series entitled What Ismailis Believe, Professor Ali Asani explains the significance of the recently observed festival of Mi’raj - the night journey of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).

A multi-campus convocation ceremony was organised to celebrate the achievements of the Aga Khan University’s Class of 2021.
A multi-campus convocation ceremony was organised to celebrate the achievements of the Aga Khan University’s Class of 2021.
Multi-campus convocation marks milestone for AKU
Multi-campus convocation marks milestone for AKU
27 February 2022

Graduands, faculty, staff, and special guests gathered for an exciting event full of energy and enthusiasm to celebrate the achievements of the Aga Khan University’s Class of 2021.

The folio depicts several angels, along with Buraq, the winged horse the holy Prophet is said to have ridden on Mi’raj.
The folio depicts several angels, along with Buraq, the winged horse the holy Prophet is said to have ridden on Mi’raj.
Mi‘raj — The night journey
Mi‘raj — The night journey
26 February 2022

This week, Ismailis around the world join many of their brothers and sisters in the wider Muslim Ummah in observing Mi‘raj. Esoteric interpretations of Islam tend to emphasise the spiritual significance of Mi‘raj, which is seen as a symbol of the journey of the soul, and the human potential to rise above the trappings of material life.

The Winter Games functioned as a platform for the community to coalesce, all while fostering economic development through tourism.
The Winter Games functioned as a platform for the community to coalesce, all while fostering economic development through tourism.
Skating in a winter wonderland
Skating in a winter wonderland
23 February 2022

The recent Winterlude Games held in the valleys of Northern Pakistan enabled the local community to come together to improve their mental and physical wellbeing.

The Global Pluralism Award winners exemplify how to live peacefully and productively, while engaging with diversity.
The Global Pluralism Award winners exemplify how to live peacefully and productively, while engaging with diversity.
Global Pluralism Awards spotlights champions of positive change
Global Pluralism Awards spotlights champions of positive change
23 February 2022

The Global Pluralism Award ceremony was streamed to a worldwide audience on 23 February 2022, highlighting the organisations and individuals who demonstrate pluralism in action everyday.

Graduands of the Class of 2021 will celebrate together at a virtual convocation ceremony on 26 February 2022.
Graduands of the Class of 2021 will celebrate together at a virtual convocation ceremony on 26 February 2022.
Live event: AKU to host global convocation
Live event: AKU to host global convocation
22 February 2022

In a unique celebration of knowledge and learning, the Aga Khan University (AKU) will host a Global Convocation ceremony on Saturday 26 February 2022. The special virtual ceremony will bring together AKU’s graduating classes in Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, and the UK, and will include an address by Princess Zahra on behalf of the Chancellor.

The Global Pluralism Award winners will be selected from among 10 finalists, selected by the renowned international jury.
The Global Pluralism Award winners will be selected from among 10 finalists, selected by the renowned international jury.
Global Pluralism Award Ceremony to air on The Ismaili TV
Global Pluralism Award Ceremony to air on The Ismaili TV
20 February 2022

Join us for the Global Pluralism Award Ceremony on Wednesday, 23 February, where prizes will be presented to this year’s recipients. The ceremony will begin at 12 PM (EST) and will be streamed live on The Ismaili TV.

Team Khimor take part in the highest ever cultural dance performance at the top of Minglik Sar Peak in Shimshal Valley.
Team Khimor take part in the highest ever cultural dance performance at the top of Minglik Sar Peak in Shimshal Valley.
Dancing in the snow
Dancing in the snow
17 February 2022

Wishing to share the beauty of Hunza’s mountains with the world, a group of young Ismailis recently set not one but two Guinness World Records: the “Highest Cultural Dance Performance” and the “Highest DJ Set” ever performed.

The ‘East’ Tower, reaching a height of some 220 metres, will present breath-taking views of the Mumbai skyline and the Arabian Sea.

Aga Hall video

The ‘East’ Tower, reaching a height of some 220 metres, will present breath-taking views of the Mumbai skyline and the Arabian Sea.
Video: Ground-breaking ceremony at Aga Hall Estate
15 February 2022

The Aga Hall Estate in South Mumbai is embarking on a major transformation into a renowned urban hospital, school, and housing community complex, under the patronage of its owner, the Prince Aly Khan Hospital Charitable Trust.

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