Category Archives: Benefits of Education

Maryam Shares Her Story

Maryam is currently studying International Relations at Carleton University in Ottawa. Previously, she was the only female translator for the NATO Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar. She recently presented at the annual Symposium for Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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ACCC Morning Program Brings Hope to More than 150 Students

With the support of Canadian donors and our partner charities, more than 150 female students in Kandahar are now receiving vital education at the Afghan Canadian Community Center’s Morning Program in Kandahar. This program, provided by the Kandahar Institute of … Continue reading

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’12 Days of Learning’ a Huge Success for Afghan Women

Thanks to your generous support, the new year is off to a fantastic start for between 150 and 200 women and girls and their families in Kandahar! Donations of all sizes have combined to enable the Canadian International Learning Foundation … Continue reading

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A Canadian Teacher’s Take on Afghan Education

Dear Mr. Oliphant, I am a constituent of Don Valley West, and am concerned about the state of a school in Kandahar, Afghanistan — the Afghan-Canadian Community Centre (ACCC) — which is supported by a charity, the Canadian International Learning … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Kandahar Students Graduate from CIDA-Funded Education Program

CanILF NR-0901 November 2, 2009 OTTAWA – Despite recent insecurity, more than two hundred students at the Afghan-Canadian Community Center (ACCC) in Kandahar, Afghanistan graduated on November 2, 2009 from a professional education program funded largely by the Canadian International … Continue reading

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