Uganda

A sunrise over Kampala.

Dispatch from the field: Connecting the dots

Julia Tops was working at AKF Uganda as a Regional Partnerships Fellow, as part of AKFC’s International Youth Fellowship Program. When

Inspiring inclusion in Africa and Asia

This International Women’s Day, we celebrated changemakers who are driving social, economic, and political empowerment for women and girls.

Dispatch from the field: Collaborating with communities – The importance of inclusive research

by Victoria Dugdill, who is working as a Gender Equality Fellow in Kampala, Uganda. I had sometimes lamented the fact

Leveraging the power of the world’s most popular sport

In rural Uganda, a group of dedicated teachers are leveraging the power of the world’s most popular sport transform their school.

One tune-up at a time: Meet some young trailblazers in northern Uganda

A wrench, a tire pump, a jug of motor oil. In northern Uganda, these are tools for women’s empowerment. In

Muhammad delivering a workshop centered around peer-to-peer exchange networking at the event.

From the ground up: A Canadian’s perspective on the importance of grassroots work and gender equality

“The first piece of advice I was given was ‘Respect the relationships and networks we have built.’” With a background

Dispatch from the field: Cycling for peace & prosperity

Emilie Chiasson is a Social Science and Behaviourial Change Fellow in Kampala, Uganda, supporting the Aga Khan Foundation’s education projects

In Their Hands: Supporting adolescent girls and their communities in Uganda

Uganda has one of the youngest and most rapidly growing populations in the world – Uganda has a 3.7% population

A collage of headshots from the 2022 International Youth Fellows.

Meet the Fellows of 2022

Since 1989, more than 500 young Canadians have participated in AKFC’s International Youth Fellowship, a program that has launched diverse