While program has transformed lives in the classroom, it has lifted up women in the community as well.
- Burkina Faso
- Central Asia
- East Africa
- Kyrgyz Republic
Jane Wanyama is the CEO of Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu. Her position is rare for a woman in East Africa – or for that matter, anywhere in the world.
The Madrasa Program also transforms the lives of the teachers who come through its doors, by training existing and future teachers.
Across Aga Khan Foundation’s global education programs, I’d often heard about school classrooms that held upwards of eighty, one hundred, even two hundred students at one time.
The first 1,000 days of a child’s life, it is said, sets the stage for all future growth.
Midwives are often on the frontlines of health care in developing countries, delivering crucial patient-centered care to women and their
East Africa is facing a growing threat: By 2030, cardiovascular diseases are expected to surpass infectious diseases like malaria and HIV/AIDS as a leading cause of death in the region.