We hear from Muslima Niyozmamadova, a high school student at Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa in Kenya. Issues of poor educational quality in her native country of Tajikistan inspired her to work to improve schooling in impoverished areas of the world.
April 28, 2016 marked the successful launch of AKFC’s Together exhibition in western Canada where the work of Shamya Jaffer, an Aga Khan Academy Mombasa graduate and the winner of the Together Art Contest, was shown.
Alumna Karishma Bhagani writes about her global action water purifier project for Education Week. The project won first prize at the Golden Climate International Science Fair Competition in 2014 and also received a $1000 seed grant from the Reynolds Changemaker Challenge at New York University in 2015.
The Aga Khan Academies are an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). The AKDN is a group of development agencies with mandates that include the environment, health, education, architecture, culture, microfinance, rural development, disaster reduction, the promotion of private-sector enterprise and the revitalisation of historic cities. AKDN agencies conduct their programmes without regard to faith, origin or gender. [ Find out more ]