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Training women and men as first responders in disaster-prone areas of Gilgit-Baltistan

“Trained women volunteers will not only help to save lives but will help families with reserved minds and cultures to deal with and treat women better.” Farhat is one of the Community Emergency Response Team volunteers trained by the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat in Pakistan.

Meet Farhat
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Startup to tackle challenge of serious surgical complications

“Our goal is to identify symptoms at an early stage when care can be most effective.” With the help of the Aga Khan University’s incubator, Aiman Chippa has developed a telemedicine platform that aims to improve the recovery process after surgery.

Meet Aiman

AKDN education around the world

"There is no better investment that the individual, parents and the nation can make than an investment in education of the highest possible quality." His Highness the Aga Khan From toddlers to postgraduates, meet the learners involved in AKDN education around the world.

Meet our students

Improving Tajikistan’s potato harvest: Saidrahmonova’s story

"We go selling together, negotiate among us and discuss with the buyer.” We are working with Saidrahmonova and other potato farmers in Tajikistan to improve their crops, share effective agricultural practices and market their products.

Meet Saidrahmonova

The future of cancer care in East Africa

"As Africans, our strength is a sense of community. But this can be a double-edged sword when this results in patients lacking agency in their treatment decisions." Dr Miriam Mutebi, of the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, tells us how she is working to overcome obstacles to cancer care in East Africa.

Meet Miriam

From empty rooms to holistic classrooms

“Her parents always say that her potential and skills developed in the centre, and this is what has been beneficial for her school life now.” Jonbegim talks about a child she teaches at a Tajik early childhood development centre. The centre was set up in partnership with an NGO and the local community, and offers free places for families unable to pay.

Meet Jonbegim