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Aga Khan Development Network@akdn

Breaking the cycle of poverty, promoting pluralism and improving the quality of life.

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At AKDN, our work is driven by a firm belief in a shared humanity. We know we are stronger together as we work to achieve an improved quality of life for all. This #EndPoverty Day, we thank you for your support in moving marginalised communities from poverty towards self-reliance. #InternationalDayfortheEradicationofPoverty

#AKDN #qualityoflife #GlobalGoals #SDGs #2030agenda #By2030 #Sustainability #SDGSolutions #SDG1


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Today is World Food Day!

AKDN programmes work to eradicate food insecurity by boosting yields, improving agricultural practices and sustainably managing the assets available to people in poor areas: water, land, soil, plants and animals.

In Madagascar, for example, it works with 47,000 farmers to reduce poverty by improving rice yields, which have risen three-fold on average. In Pakistan, its interventions have helped double farm incomes, plant tens of millions of trees, construct hundreds of bridges and support thousands of infrastructure projects.

In Tanzania, it operates in two of Tanzania’s poorest provinces, Mtwara and Lindi, training 60,000 farmers on new techniques and technologies to increase rice and sesame crop production. At the same time, it works to improve nutrition, particularly for young children.

#WorldFoodDay #SDG #AKDN #GlobalDev #UKaid #Globalgoals #UNGA #qualityoflife #africa #zerohunger #sdg2 #foodsecurity #nutrition #agakhan #akdn #mozambique #mali #cotedivoire #egypt #Madagascar #Tanzania #FightHunger #EndHunger #Food4All


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Today is International Day for Disaster Reduction 🚑⛑ Reducing the vulnerability of communities to disasters is an integral part of AKDN’s development approach. Eastern Tajikistan is especially prone to natural disasters - such as mudslides, as seen in the video - due to its mountainous location and climate change.

To prepare communities for events like these, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat implements a wide range of disaster prevention and response initiatives, including disaster preparedness trainings, vulnerability assessments, risk mitigation activities and disaster relief efforts.

#qualityoflife #AKDN #Tajikistan #disasterrelief #disasterreduction #SDGs #GlobalGoals #By2030 #IDDR2017 #SDG13 #emergencyresponse #ClimateAction #ClimateChange

Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region
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Today marks International Day of the Girl Child!

The theme this year is ‘The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030’ so we asked girls from our programmes in Bihar, India to share their hopes and dreams for the future. Here’s what they had to say.

We hope they inspire you as much as they have us.

#GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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Nuzhat, 17, Khalepura, Patna, Bihar.

AKDN supports millions of girls around the world to realise their full potential and pursue their dreams. Our programmes encourage not only girls, but also their families and communities to unlock their strength and achieve their vision for a better world.

The theme this year is ‘The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030’ so we asked girls from our programmes in Bihar, India to share their hopes and dreams for the future. Here’s what they had to say.

We hope they inspire you as much as they have us.

#GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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Kanti, 17, in Khalepura, Patna, Bihar.

AKDN supports millions of girls around the world to realise their full potential and pursue their dreams. Our programmes encourage not only girls, but also their families and communities to unlock their strength and achieve their vision for a better world.

The theme this year is ‘The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030’ so we asked girls from our programmes in Bihar, India to share their hopes and dreams for the future. Here’s what they had to say.

We hope they inspire you as much as they have us.

#GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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Khushi, 10, at her school in Bhusaula, Danapur, Patna.

AKDN supports millions of girls around the world to realise their full potential and pursue their dreams. Our programmes encourage not only girls, but also their families and communities to unlock their strength and achieve their vision for a better world.

The theme this year is ‘The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030’ so we asked girls from our programmes in Bihar, India to share their hopes and dreams for the future. Here’s what they had to say.

We hope they inspire you as much as they have us.

#GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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Ambika, 10, at her school in Bhusaula, Danapur, Patna.

Around the world the Aga Khan Foundation supports millions of women and girls to fulfil their potential and pursue their dreams.

To celebrate this year’s International Day of the Girl Child, we asked some of the women and girls from our programmes in India, what their hopes and dreams for the future are.
Here’s what they had to say…

Happy International Day of the Girl Child.

#GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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Ghazala, 17.

Around the world the Aga Khan Foundation supports millions of women and girls to fulfil their potential and pursue their dreams.

To celebrate this year’s International Day of the Girl Child, we asked some of the women and girls from our programmes in India, what their hopes and dreams for the future are.
Here’s what they had to say…

Happy International Day of the Girl Child.

#GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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Shobha with her daughter, Sapna, 3, Patna, Bihar.

Around the world the Aga Khan Foundation supports millions of women and girls to fulfil their potential and pursue their dreams.

To celebrate this year’s International Day of the Girl Child, we asked some of the women and girls from our programmes in India, what their hopes and dreams for the future are.
Here’s what they had to say…

Happy International Day of the Girl Child.

#GirlPower #UnleashthePotential #DayoftheGirl #AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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October 11 marks #InternationalDayoftheGirlChild.
AKDN supports millions of girls around the world to unleash their full potential and pursue their dreams. Our programmes encourage not only girls, but also their mothers, and grandmothers to realise their strength and achieve their vision for a better world.

Over the course of the next day we're going to be sharing some of the hopes and dreams of young women and girls who are part of our various programmes in India.

We hope they inspire you as much as they have us.

#AKDN #qualityoflife #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions #EmpowerGirls #VisionFor2030 #DayOfTheGirl #IDG2017 #GlobalGoals


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Established by AKDN in 1986, the Madrasa Early Childhood Programme operates in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. It adopts an inclusive approach to education, embracing children of all faiths, cultures and ethnicities. The programme has grown to include 203 pre-schools, with nearly 800 teachers, serving more than 67,000 children. 31 years on, Madrasa education continues to make a significant difference to children’s cognitive development and later success in school.

At AKDN, we believe that the way in which children are educated in their earliest years can open the doors of opportunity for the rest of their lives.

#AKDN #qualityoflife #SDG4 #preschool #Madrasa #Kenya #Tanzania #Uganda #QualityEducation #education #childhoodeducation #learning #ECD #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDGSolutions


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#DidYouKnow that nearly 2.4 billion people worldwide lack a clean and safe toilet? 🚽
In India, AKDN has been supporting communities across 6 states to construct toilets to improve health, safety and the quality of life, especially for women.

Nagal Behen Cholas recently constructed a toilet and washing area, which she shares with her son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. Nagal Behen and her family decided to construct a toilet for themselves after learning about the importance of safe sanitation and its benefits in community meetings organised by AKDN.

As of August 2017, AKDN has supported 711 households in 20 villages to build their own toilets.
#AKDN #qualityoflife #hygiene #sanitation #SDGs #Agenda2030 #GlobalGoals #SDG3 #SDG6 #cleanwaterandsanitation

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To all our Teachers and all the Teachers in the world, we thank you #WorldTeacherDay #AKDN #AKES #AgaKhanAcademies #UCA #AKU #AKF


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