In the second round of the USA National High School Senior Online Rapid Chess Tournament, chess prodigy Danial Asaria hovered over the resign button on his computer screen. He describes the moment as being “completely dead lost.” However, since this was his final chess tournament as a high school student, he did not want to regret what could have been, so he continued to play.
With an innovative approach to healing pain, Shawn Lopez from Los Angeles is inspiring seniors to engage with mobility and mindfulness.
As many Americans continue to face hardships resulting from the pandemic, communities and Ismaili volunteers across six cities came together and collected donations of 55,000 food items and 14,000 toiletry items over three weekends, for local non-profit organizations.
Physician delivering babies in difficult circumstances is recognized and thanked by celebrity patients.
The Seattle Jamat partners with local organizations to provide families with food during this pandemic.
In rural areas of Tanzania, the number of schools beyond primary levels are few and far between. Families with the ambition to climb out of poverty find it nearly impossible to do so without access to secondary education.
Every cancer survivor can recall the moment he or she first learned of their diagnosis. Their stories often share similarities–questioning how their diagnosis came about, concern for their loved ones, a frenzy of doctor visits and tests that ensued, and a test of faith. They also share their sources of strength and the people in their lives who were by their side throughout their journey.
A Quest for Athletic Excellence: Basketball, Kobe Bryant, and the Jiwani children
One lonely girl’s passion and determination to play soccer is changing the lives of so many in Northern Pakistan
As a part of the movement to acknowledge healthcare workers, we are featuring healthcare workers from the Ismaili community in a series entitled Healthcare Heroes. Read more about our next featured Hero, Shamsah Malik, who is a nurse on the designated Covid team at the hospital where she works.
2020 is the Year of the Nurse and The Ismaili USA is featuring several nurses during the year to celebrate their contributions to their communities.