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Ehsaas signs MoU with Aga Khan Foundation


July 23, 2020 -Islamabad: Ehsaas signed an MoU with Aga Khan Foundation, Pakistan for the launch of upcoming Ehsaas Nashonuma programme across Gilgit-Baltistan. Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation witnessed the signing ceremony. From the Aga Khan Foundation, Iqbal Walji, Chairman Aga Khan foundation and Akhtar Iqbal, CEO were present at the occasion. Under the MoU, Aga Khan Foundation will collaborate with Ehsaas in setting up six Ehsaas Nashonuma Centres in 2 districts of Gilgit Baltistan namely Ghizer and Hunza. The Ehsaas Nashonuma Centres are part of a new community health and nutrition initiative to address stunting in children. Under the programme, Ehsaas will provide conditional cash grant and awareness sessions to pregnant and lactating Ehsaas beneficiaries and their children under two years of age for consumption of Specialized Nutrition Food (SNF).