Source: CHEK By Alexa Huffmanon
More than $130,000 was raised at the World Partnership Walk on Sunday. Tess van Straaten emceed the event.
On Sunday, hundreds of people gathered in Greater Victoria to help fight global poverty.
The opening ceremonies for the World Partnership Walk took place at the University of Victoria. There were nine other cities that held the walk, which raises money for the Aga Khan Foundation Canada. The funds then go to development programs in Africa and Asia.
Click to read more and watch video – Dated: May 29, 2017
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