The first 1,000 days of a child’s life, it is said, sets the stage for all future growth.
We strive towards a future where gender does not determine status, power to make decisions, or access to resources and services – a world where women, men, girls, and boys can all reach their full potential. We promote gender equality in all of our programs, to empower women, girls, and their communities to break down gender barriers and build a more equal world.
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Midwives are often on the frontlines of health care in developing countries, delivering crucial patient-centered care to women and their
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: Mali Budget: $5.3 million (Global Affairs Canada: $4.5 million; AKFC: $800,000) Description: This program sought to improve
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: Afghanistan Budget: $75.2 million (Global Affairs Canada: $55 million; Agence française de développement: $13.2 million; AKFC: $7 million)
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