East Africa

Back-to-school, but not back to normal: Lessons from our field programs

By Tracey Evans, Program Manager, Education “Back-to-school” looked very different this September – not only in Canada, but in our

An interview with Onno Ruhl, General Manager of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat

Onno Ruhl is the first General Manager of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), created in 2016 to address the increasing threat posed by natural disasters and climate change.

The Fellowship for International Development Reporting

The Fellowship for International Development Reporting encouraged journalists to push the boundaries of daily foreign coverage – which is often focused on disaster or crisis – and set new standards for reporting on the developing world.

The world we want

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), sometimes called the Global Goals, are a worldwide movement to break the cycle of poverty

Youthful and Innovative: A City Like No Other

Rosie Jervase was part of the 2018-2019 cohort of the International Youth Fellowship Program. She was placed at the Aga Khan University’s East Africa Institute in Nairobi.

The chain school

Can we teach the same way we make Big Macs?

Safe House: Child marriage and “the cutting season” in Tanzania

Marc Ellison’s reporting project focused on child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania.

Sowing the seeds of potential: Women

While program has transformed lives in the classroom, it has lifted up women in the community as well.

Women delivering change

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.