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Rise & Thrive: Empowering East African Youth through Education

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Education has the power to shape the course of a person’s life. But access to this fundamental human right is often threatened by harmful gender norms, fragile institutions, and other systemic barriers. This is especially true for girls living in vulnerable communities. Addressing these challenges requires the cultivation of inclusive, resilient, and adaptive learning environments.

Join AKFC and Canada-Mathare Education Trust on May 30 as we embark on an exploration of innovative approaches, challenges, and triumphs in promoting educational access for girls, in East Africa and beyond. We’ll discuss the role of Canadian cooperation in expanding gender-equitable education and skill-building opportunities for youth in the region.

Be a changemaker. Join us at Rise & Thrive and be inspired to advance gender equity and access to education.