In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 goals for a better world by 2030. These are the Sustainable Development Goals, and they encompass all aspects of quality of life: ending poverty, protecting the Earth, and ensuring everyone has the chance to live out their full potential.
- Burkina Faso
- Central Asia
- East Africa
- Kyrgyz Republic
Jaclyn Dolski was placed in Dushanbe, Tajikistan through AKFC’s fellowship program.
Taylor Marlow was part of the 2018-2019 cohort of the International Youth Fellowship Program. She was placed at the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Mellissa Fung’s reporting project focused on women’s rights in post-NATO Afghanistan.
Every morning Dr. Hajira tours the maternity wards at the Faizabad hospital with other doctors and trainees.
For vulnerable communities in remote, high mountain valleys across Central Asia, lives are changing.
Four years ago, Laya Hoor took a walk through the village of Ghulmet, on the banks of the Hunza River. The craggy peaks of northern Pakistan’s mountain ranges rose around her on all sides, so high that they skimmed the clouds drifting by.
Welcoming the class of 2021: The University of Central Asia launches its first undergraduate program
Classes are officially underway at the University of Central Asia’s first undergraduate program in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic. The inaugural cohort of 71 students is hitting the books – with a unique curriculum that has a Canadian connection.