Category Archives: Press Release

’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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Afghan Update & 12 Days of Learning

Dear Friends and Supporters, This has been an incredibly eventful year for the Canadian International Learning Foundation (CanILF) and our partners. Most recently, we are pleased to announce new support for a morning programat the Afghan Canadian Community Center in … Continue reading

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Educators in at-risk areas invited to receive help from skilled online volunteers

The Canadian International Learning Foundation is looking for educators in regions affected by war, illness or poverty to join our new Educator Volunteer Network (EVN). The EVN is a social website (www.educatorvolunteer.net) where educators can receive mentoring and one-on-one assistance … Continue reading

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Terralog Technologies Helps Bring Internet to Uganda Orphanage

The Canadian International Learning Foundation is pleased to announce the receipt of a substantial donation from Terralog Technologies Inc. This, along with money raised from our individual donors, funded a much-needed computer lab upgrade and brought Internet access to the … Continue reading

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Help Save the Afghan-Canadian Community Center

Update: CIDA approved renewed funding for the ACCC on International Women’s Day 2011. Our deepest thanks go to all of you who took the time to write your Members of Parliament – we couldn’t have done it without you! As … Continue reading

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Visit CanILF at Ottawa Fashion Week

The Canadian International Learning Foundation has been chosen as the featured charity at Ottawa Fashion Week, to be held March 24th to 27th at the Ottawa Arts Court. Visit our display to speak with our volunteers, send messages of support … 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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Amanda M. Weightman’s Woman and Water Art Show to Help Students in Afghanistan, Uganda

Calgary artist Amanda M. Weightman is set to unveil her Woman and Water exhibition, which will feature a special series of smaller, more accessible artwork created in support of the Canadian International Learning Foundation’s (CanILF) projects in Afghanistan and Uganda. … Continue reading

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Share the Love with the Canadian International Learning Foundation

The Canadian International Learning Foundation is a nominee in divine.ca’s Share the Love program. Through Share the Love, we will receive a minimum donation of $500, and you can help us earn an even larger donation – a total of … Continue reading

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Afghan-Canadian Community Center opens new opportunities to women in Kandahar

Center offers valuable education, Internet access to the women of Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ON (April 17, 2007) – In conjunction with the Canadian International Learning Foundation (CILF) and and Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan), the Afghan School Project, a joint program between Afghan educators and Canadian volunteers, has opened the doors of the Afghan-Canadian Community Center (ACCC), offering both a vocational school for women and a safe place for women to access the Internet in Kandahar. Continue reading

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