We were all once children. We were all once young, full of hope and potential.
- Burkina Faso
- Central Asia
- East Africa
- Kyrgyz Republic
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.
Building strong foundations for children is key to the future of our world. To help children reach their full potential, families need nutritious food, sanitary living conditions, and quality healthcare – right from the start.
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.
A healthy body and mind are fundamental to a good quality of life. In Canada, we have the building blocks of good health: nutritious food, clean water, sanitary living conditions, and access to medical care.
Access to electricity is a key stepping stone in overcoming poverty in rural communities.