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Maridani Mosque opens after full rehabilitation

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"So much more than just music schools": Training Egyptian youth in the arts

Street life in al-Darb al-Ahmar

A trip down monument lane: Visiting historic Cairo on a new touristic route

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Glories of Cairo’s medieval past revealed

Maridani Mosque prayer hall, view to the south, with marble mosaics on the qibla and the minbar (after …

AKTC / Adrien Buchet

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Kitchen gardens in Upper Egypt empower women and improve children’s diets

Rooftop kitchen gardens in West Aswan, Egypt.

AKDN / Christopher Wilton-Steer

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1.5 million

Al-Azhar Park, formerly a rubbish dump, hosts 1.5 million visitors per year

Even as we look back over many centuries today – even as we have reopened and literally “uncovered” gifts from the past as this project [restoration of monuments in Darb al-Ahmar] has developed – so we can also look far ahead in time. We are aware today of the connections we are establishing to generations yet unborn, those who will live here and those who visit from afar, and who will treasure these sites as precious gateways to their history.

His Highness the Aga Khan
Cairo, October 2007

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Agriculture and Food Security

6,000

Over 6,000 farmers have learned improved farming techniques

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Civil Society

99,000

The civil society organisations we support reach 99,000 people

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Cultural Development

1.5 million

Al-Azhar Park, formerly a rubbish dump, hosts 1.5 million visitors per year

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Early Childhood Development

8,000

Over 8,000 children have benefited from the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme

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Economic Development

4,000

The Continuing Education Programme reaches over 4,000 people

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