Now more than ever – the need to build better working relationships from our living rooms

How do you get a group of more than 100 individuals from 15 organisations based all around the globe, the majority of whom have never met each other, to work together to positively strengthen the world’s education system? This is the challenge facing Schools2030. To deliver on its mandate, Schools2030 will need to work effectively with foundations, schools, governments, students, families and more. The programme – with its very basis in opening up communities of practice and sharing knowledge – needed…

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AKF launches COVID-19 project to address food security in Tajikistan

An emergency project aimed at reducing Tajikistan’s vulnerability to COVID-19-related food insecurity will benefit an estimated 11,985 people directly, including 5,865 women and girls, and about 80,395 indirectly. The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), with the support of the Government of Switzerland, has successfully launched the project in 12 districts of Khatlon region, Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous…

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The aspiring beauticians of Bamyan

For many girls in Afghanistan, gaining a secondary education is an achievement against all odds. But for those who do make it this far, there is still a considerable risk that their progress will be undermined by a lack of appropriate employment opportunities for them when they finish their studies. To help them make the…

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