Uganda

Back-to-school, but not back to normal: Lessons from our field programs

By Tracey Evans, Program Manager, Education “Back-to-school” looked very different this September – not only in Canada, but in our

The world we want

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), sometimes called the Global Goals, are a worldwide movement to break the cycle of poverty

Sowing the seeds of potential

The first 1,000 days of a child’s life, it is said, sets the stage for all future growth.

East African Dialogue Series

Duration: 2014-2017 Location: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda Reach: This is a research project with no direct beneficiaries. Budget: $350,000 (AKFC: $150,000; International

Partnership For Advancing Human Development In Africa And Asia (PAHDAA)

Duration: 2012-2018 Location: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Canada, Egypt, Uganda, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Tanzania

It takes a village

We were all once children. We were all once young, full of hope and potential.

Dispatch from the field: From the framework to the field

Marc Lombardi was part of the 2016-2017 cohort of the International Youth Fellowship Program. He was placed as a Monitoring and Evaluation Fellow in Aga Khan Foundation Uganda.

“Girls are like birds”: How girls are reaching new heights in East Africa

There are four tall trophies on Yadah Mouzamin’s desk at Nyai Primary School. They are a dull gold and have masking tape labels, the one I can see reading “U14 Boys 2016 Champions.”

Dispatch from the field: “Don’t worry, be happy”

Laura Fortin – a native of Montreal – was an International Youth Fellow in 2015-16. She was placed in Uganda for eight months to support Aga Khan Foundation’s education programming in the region, and still lives there today.