As a community that holds service in high regard, many of us may often find ourselves asking: how do programmes and services improve the quality of life of those who they’re meant to help?
Join us from the Pearl of Africa for Episode 3 of The Ismaili Update: East Africa. Host Mohsina Pirani takes us behind-the-scenes ahead of tomorrow’s commencement ceremony for the upcoming Aga Khan University campus in Kampala, Uganda.
Zanzibar is renowned for its fragrant spices, turquoise waters, and vibrant culture, but is perhaps most famous for its iconic doorways. At a special event attended by Princess Zahra today, doors opened to the Aga Khan Polyclinic, Zanzibar, a big step forward for healthcare provision on the island.
Episode 2 of The Ismaili Update includes exclusive coverage of the inauguration of the Aga Khan Polyclinic in Stone Town Zanzibar. Features scenes include the opening ceremony of the ultra-modern health clinic along with speeches from Princess Zahra and First Lady of Zanzibar, Her Excellency Mariam Mwinyi.
Join us from the beautiful island of Zanzibar, ahead of the special event tomorrow to inaugurate the Aga Khan Polyclinic. In this episode, host Shamya Jaffer walks through the narrow streets of Stone Town with Dr Farouk Topan, who shares the story of the city’s Old Dispensary and recounts the history of the Jamat in this part of the world.
In a special interview for The Ismaili TV, Michael Kocher, General Manager of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) speaks about the complex and multigenerational issues of poverty and lack of inclusivity. He shares examples of the work AKF is doing in 18 countries to improve the quality of life in an equitable and sustainable way.
In 2024, talented artists and athletes from more than 30 countries will converge, compete, perform and exhibit on the world stage. The Global Encounters Festival, an initiative of the new Global Encounters institution, will bring together the Jubilee Arts and Jubilee Games in one location.
The year 2023 marks 40 years — over half the lifetime of Pakistan — since the Aga Khan University (AKU) was granted its charter. In an exclusive interview for The Ismaili TV, Dr Sulaiman Shahabuddin, AKU’s third president, describes the University’s history and vision, and his own involvement with the institution.
Forty years ago today, on 16 March 1983, the Aga Khan University came into being when its founder and Chancellor, Mawlana Hazar Imam, received its charter from the Government of Pakistan.
The International Conciliation and Arbitration Board is offering a unique and exciting opportunity to serve the global Jamat by promoting the adoption of best practices in mediation and conflict resolution.
In a unique experience last month, Global Encounters facilitators and staff welcomed 38 youth participants to a two-week exploration of service, leadership, and culture in Pakistan.
The Government of Tanzania has named a street “Aga Khan Street” in recognition of the services being rendered by the Aga Khan Development Network, the Aga Khan Hospital, and Aga Khan Health Services.