Without basic education women often face economic challenges, experience more health problems and are less likely to have children that do well in school.
The Women's Development Centre (WDC) empowers marginalized women, building their confidence and equips them with the education and skills they need to achieve success.
“ Gone is the day where I had to seek the assistance of people to be able to withdraw money from the bank. Now I can fill any document being at the bank or elsewhere.”
- Nora, 2015 WDC Valedictorian
We offer both academic and vocational programs for women, regardless of their previous level of education. The WDC has been the stepping stone for uneducated women to reach their potential and gain employment, begin careers and sustain successful businesses.
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When I was younger I didn't have anything, my grandmother didn't have money to pay my school fees but ANIDA provided all my needs.
Justice, a sponsored child,
Our Toronto Food Bank is now serving a large number of individuals and families coming from countries like Iraq and Syria. One such individual, “Grace” a woman in her 60s, came from Iraq.CONTINUE READING
As a sixteen-year-old girl growing up in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica in a small home with 5 other siblings, Abigail faced multiple barriers to success. Her father was plagued by alcoholism and her mother was struggling to provide for the children and support their education.CONTINUE READING