Mission Statement: The Walking School Bus' mission is to empower students in developing countries to access education, thereby breaking down cultural and faith based barriers. Our organization is creating academic partnerships between local and international schools, providing sustainable and adequate nutrition for our partnered beneficiaries, and creating new curriculum tools for the classroom. Our Think Tank program is opened to post-secondary students to also engage in high-impact research, and find novel solutions to education access in developing countries
The National Educational Association of Disabled Students
Mandate Statement: Since its founding in 1986, the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), has had the mandate to support full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada.
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
About: Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a home-based education program that teaches parents to be their preschool children's first teacher and prepare their three- to five-year-olds for school.
About: The Adam’s apples activities are based on the idea that engagement in youth to youth peer-counselling is key to avoiding destructive behaviours and unhealthy lifestyles among youth. Activities are designed to assist youth to avoid or to overcome the problems they are likely to face during their youth, to foster positive and meaningful relationships and lead healthy, active lives.
About: The Access to Media Education Society (AMES) is a registered non-profit dedicated to helping cultivate individual, group and mass communications skills. Over 400 youth have created a total of 150 short films, videos and public service announcements opportunities.
About: Spring is a global startup school for entrepreneurs who want to do better business. Whether that means social impact is part of your mandate, or you are creating more impactful business practices or adopting eco-awareness. We help businesses and entrepreneurs make a difference to their company, and the world.
Check Your Head: the Youth Global Education Network
About: Check Your Head educates, activates and empowers young people to engage in social, environmental and economic justice movements and to create a more equitable, democratic and sustainable future.
About: The initiative is dedicated to promoting girls’ education. The project purchases Salem Kassahun’s 7day rings from Ethiopia, sells them in Canada, covers its distribution and operation costs, and donates the proceeds to the Girl Fund of Imagine1Day, an organization in Ethiopia dedicated to gender equity and girls’ education.