What We Do: Early Childhood Development - AKDN
In Mombasa, Kenya, a young boy “plants his age” – the number of mangrove seedlings equal to his years on Earth.

Inspiring via nature in the early years

In Mombasa, Kenya, a young boy “plants his age” – the number of mangrove seedlings equal to his years on Earth...

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e-School for Preschool: Changing the face of education

“Receive the children in reverence, educate them in love and send them forth in freedom”. – Rudolf Steiner

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Hand washing at Rahma Nursery School, Mombasa, Kenya. The Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme in Kenya works with government and communities to create holistic, safe and playful learning environments.

Early Childhood Development in Kenya

Hand washing at Rahma Nursery School, Mombasa, Kenya. The Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme in Ken...

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Early Childhood Development in Kyrgyz Republic

The Aga Khan Foundation provides teacher training on the latest early childhood development pedagogies and tec...

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Supporting early learners in challenging circumstances

In Tajikistan, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) supports a number of early childhood development centres, like th...

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Early Childhood Development in Uganda

The Aga Khan Foundation's Madrasa Early Childhood Development programme in Kampala, Uganda.

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Early Childhood Development in Portugal

Through a public-private partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity, and in partnership wit...

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AKDN | Early Childhood Development

As we look to the future, the area that stands out as particularly important is that of early childhood development and education. Very young children that are provided with the building blocks of knowledge and learning at an early age have been shown to be more successful at navigating the difficult paths of adolescence and early adulthood.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan
Lisbon, May 2012

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Focused on Early Childhood Development

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Health and Nutrition

Pre-primary education

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Increasing opportunities for women

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Early Childhood Development