In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 goals for a better world by 2030. These are the Sustainable Development Goals, and they encompass all aspects of quality of life: ending poverty, protecting the Earth, and ensuring everyone has the chance to live out their full potential.
- Burkina Faso
- Central Asia
- East Africa
- Kyrgyz Republic
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.
While program has transformed lives in the classroom, it has lifted up women in the community as well.
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.