Nenshi urges Calgarians to fight global poverty - Calgarian Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada

Nenshi urges Calgarians to fight global poverty – Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada

Thee local Ismaili community walks to raise over $1 million every year in order to fight poverty, in third world countries including Africa and Bangladesh. This year’s walk was particularly successful with the World Partnership Walk website stating that Calgarian Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada. Janjua raised over $113,000 for…

8 year old boy Raiyaan's Journey to "collect as much as I possibly can"

8 year old boy Raiyaan’s Journey to “collect as much as I possibly can”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09BMb9672ak Message from Raiyaan: The money I raise will support Aga Khan Foundation Canada, an international development agency and registered Canadian charity that supports social and economic development programs in Asia and Africa, literacy classes for women in Afghanistan, better-quality education for girls and boys in East Africa and employment opportunities in Pakistan and Mozambique…

UN Women National Committee Canada to Join Aga Khan Foundation on Canada's 30th Anniversary World Partnership Walk

Vancouver Sun Editorial: Walk raises funds so birth isn’t death sentence

One of the key programs this year will be the Joining Hands Initiative, a joint program by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the federal government to improve maternal care and child health in Tanzania by funding the upgrading of health services, training local health practitioners, improving technology and ensuring community access to services. The…

UN Women National Committee Canada to Join Aga Khan Foundation on Canada's 30th Anniversary World Partnership Walk

UN Women National Committee Canada to Join Aga Khan Foundation on Canada’s 30th Anniversary World Partnership Walk

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – May 21, 2014) – UN Women National Committee Canada urges Canadians to participate in the fight against global poverty by participating in, or sponsoring a participant in, the World Partnership Walk events. They take place May 25, June 1 and June 8 in ten cities across Canada. “The objective of the Walk…

Sabrina Premji & Nadim Nasser: Two Amazing Young Professionals Taking Steps to End Global Poverty

Sabrina Premji & Nadim Nasser: Two Amazing Young Professionals Taking Steps to End Global Poverty

On Sunday May 25th, 2014, Toronto will join cities across Canada in the 30th annual World Partnership Walk, to increase awareness and raise funds to help fight global poverty. The Walk attracts tens of thousands of Canadians united in a common effort to bring hope and renewal to poor communities living in Asia and Africa.…

Meet Dave & Lara: Father-Daughter Team Support the World Partnership Walk

Meet Dave & Lara: Father-Daughter Team Support the World Partnership Walk

Dave Macfarlane currently serves as the Vancouver Co-Chair for the local advisory council of Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), including the annual World Partnership Walk (WPW) and World Partnership Golf Tournament. For the past six years, Dave has devoted his voluntary time to providing high level advice and support to hundreds of dedicated volunteers who…

Tabish Bhimani Blogs: For non-profits, donations are oxygen, volunteers are heartbeats

Tabish Bhimani Blogs: For non-profits, donations are oxygen, volunteers are heartbeats

Picture this. You drive into the Capital city and pull over at a Marriott. You tell the receptionist your name and they hand you your keys. Courtesy: Embassy of YemenThe next morning, you’re shuttled to your meeting with a few others from various cities across the country. Your meeting is preceded by a gourmet breakfast,…