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An initiative of the Jamati Institutions of the Ismaili Muslim community organised in collaboration with agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network like the Aga Khan Academies, Global Encounters is a month-long programme focused on service, culture, and leadership. Students volunteer and lead community service projects, learn from reputable professionals, and build friendships with youth from around the world.
As they witness the AKDN in action, students gain new cultural competencies and explore what it means to be a global citizen. From exploring safaris to discovering local art and music, students will also experience the exciting and rich culture of Kenya.
“I’ve never felt so much like a global citizen as when I was at Global Encounters,” said Aziza Sana Janmohamed of Dallas and Karachi, who took part in the programme last summer. “Looking back, I could never imagine that this would be something so empowering. [For me] it was like leaving…
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