May 15, 2016 – April 28, 2016 marked the successful launch of AKFC’s Together exhibition in western Canada. Over 120 people celebrated the launch at CBC studio in Vancouver by experiencing storytelling presentations from four exemplary global citizens.
April 11, 2016 – A lecture hall, a research lab, a textbook: each of these is a powerful tool to combat poverty around the world.
Universities are hubs of knowledge and innovation, poised to unleash new opportunities and drive growth.
But despite this potential, the international development community has made limited investments in higher education in the Global South – particularly compared to support for primary education and basic health care.
April 8, 2016 – The Together exhibition is driving change across Canada – and Vancouver is the first stop on the 2016 tour. On April 28 Aga Khan Foundation Canada will launch the western and central Canada tour of Together: An exhibition on global development. Join us to celebrate the launch with an evening of storytelling and networking, and be among the first in western Canada to visit this innovative exhibition. Register Now!
March 8, 2016 – Amaan Ismail recently took part in AKFC’s annual Awareness Trip. He visited AKFC projects in Mozambique and Tanzania with a group of seven AKFC volunteers and staff. Amaan is a top fundraiser for AKFC’s World Partnership Walk and has volunteered for the Aga Khan Development Network in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. We interviewed Amaan to get his take on the projects he visited in East Africa.
February 8, 2016 – In honour of International Development Week, we’ve gathered images depicting some of the many ways we are partnering with Canadians to tackle key development challenges. Visit our photo gallery to discover how, together, we are making a difference.
February 8, 2016 – On January 22nd AKFC collaborated with WUSC and CECI to present the Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Stream at the International Forum in Ottawa. The Stream, which was funded by Global Affairs Canada, was part of the broader International Forum, which saw over 500 participants engaging on the theme of Inclusive Markets, Inclusive Societies.
February 1, 2016 – Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) are pleased to announce that Shannon Gormley of the Ottawa Citizen, Kayla Hounsell of CTV, and freelance journalist Marc-André Sabourin have been awarded the Fellowship for International Development Reporting.
January 13, 2016 – This month, we offer you a sneak preview of our upcoming World Partnership Walk Report in the form of a letter penned by AKFC CEO Khalil Shariff and AKFC National Committee Chairman Amin Lalji.
January 5, 2016 – Attention artists!
Aga Khan Foundation Canada is looking for talented Canadians to create a piece of artwork for our travelling exhibition. Together: An exhibition on global development is an interactive, bilingual experience for all ages, sparking discussions on how Canadians are driving positive change around the world. Visitors are invited to climb aboard and explore a custom-built transport truck with 1,000 square feet of exhibition space, travelling coast-to-coast for two years.