We take a holistic approach to development, tackling poverty on multiple fronts, over the long term, with local communities in the lead.
Meet Mahayuddin and Aftar Gul, a remarkable duo changing lives in northern Pakistan.
For Betty and Acidiri, reading together is about more than quality family time. Acidiri’s teachers encourage all the parents in the community to read with their children – a strong predictor of academic success later in life.
In Afghanistan’s rural northern provinces, the barriers to educating girls are diverse and always changing – but often, the solutions are simple.
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.
AKFC works with partners in Bangladesh to improve access to quality early childhood care in some of the country’s most vulnerable communities.
In 2015, our 25th cohort of fellows returned from their eight months abroad.
When Mavjuda required an ear exam, she paid a visit to Dr. Akmal Abdulmajidov in the small town of Khorog, Tajikistan.
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.