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The Aga Khan Education Service Kenya and Festival of Friendship-Education Committee organized an initiative for a youth, titled "Brainstorm- Your Options," at the Aga Khan Pavillion, Nairobi. This forum was the first of its kind to bring different communities to collaborate on the same platform. Read the full article on All Africa here.
Acumen, a pioneering non-profit global venture firm addressing poverty across Africa and in South Asia, on Monday announced its first investment in the growing rural energy sector of Pakistan. Acumen is giving a loan of Rs 86 million to Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) to support the creation of four community-managed micro-hydel units in Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. Read the full article from the Daily Times here.
Acumen, a pioneering non-profit global venture firm addressing poverty across Africa and in South Asia, on Monday announced a loan of Rs 86 million to Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) to support the creation of four community managed micro-hydel units in Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Read the full article from the Business Recorder here.
The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) announced a grant to the Synergos Institute to work in partnership to advance social entrepreneurship in Central Asia as a path to social and economic development for the region. Synergos and the AKDN will implement activities through the Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship, a three-year collaborative program to create and support a robust social entrepreneurship movement in select countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
John Tugume of the Daily Monitor talked to Mr. Nazeem Mohamed, the chief executive officer of Kampala Pharmaceuticals Industries, based in Uganda, about the sensitive job of producing quality life-saving drugs. Read the full interview here.
Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries is a branch of The Aga Khan Development Network.