We take a holistic approach to development, tackling poverty on multiple fronts, over the long term, with local communities in the lead.
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.
Every country needs leaders who are equipped with the tools, knowledge, and confidence to build a solid foundation for development.
March 22 marks World Water Day. Most Canadians use water every day without thinking twice: to quench thirst, prepare meals, and bathe. But in the developing world – where clean, safe water can be scarce – these simple daily routines put lives at risk.
It might look like a plain white metal cabinet. But for children living in this rural village in Kenya, it is a window to the world.
Suicide attacks, earthquakes, and assaults on girls in school dominate international news from Afghanistan. But there is a greater danger to life, rarely mentioned in the headlines: pregnancy.