Uganda

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

Foundations for brighter futures: Illustrating Canadian support for girls’ education in crisis contexts

An illustration of how Canadian investments in education are making a world of difference for young women and girls.

Spotlight on Jennifer Elms, Gender Advisor at AKFC and AKF-US

“My hope would be that gender equality becomes so part of everybody’s DNA that integrating gender and using a gender lens will be a part of everyone.”