The Madrasa Program also transforms the lives of the teachers who come through its doors, by training existing and future teachers.
We work on multiple fronts to create opportunities for all to build a more prosperous future. Our programs address a wide spectrum of needs, from community-based savings groups, to financial services and support to women and youth entrepreneurs, to innovative, market-focused initiatives that build the knowledge, skills and institutional capacities to promote sustainable economic growth in remote or marginalized communities.
- Civil Society
- Economic Inclusion
- Engaging Canadians
- Environment and Climate Change
- Food Security and Nutrition
- Gender Equality
Allie Shier was part of the 2017-2018 cohort of the International Youth Fellowship Program. She participated in the International Development
Duration: 2014-2017 Location: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda Budget: $350,000 (AKFC: $150,000; International Development Research Centre: $150,000; Ford Foundation: $50,000) Description: Convened
Duration: 2011-2017 Location: Pakistan Budget: $19 million (Global Affairs Canada: $16 million; AKFC: $3 million) Description: The Enhancing Employability and
Duration: 2012-2018 Location: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Canada, Egypt, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Budget:
Duration: 2015-2020 Location: Egypt Budget: $12.5 million (Global Affairs Canada: $10.6 million; AKFC: $1.9 million) Description: The Aswan Skills Development Program is
Duration: 2016-2020 Location: Afghanistan Budget: $12 million (Global Affairs Canada: $10.5 million; AKFC: $1.5 million) Description: The Afghanistan Women’s Empowerment Program is
In Bamyan, Afghanistan, a Canadian-supported dormitory has become a powerful tool for breaking down significant barriers to education for young women and girls.