RISE Centre

We will work to rise out of poverty, together.

The Wings of Hope for Africa Foundation strives to combat poverty through a range of projects. The RISE centre will help individuals develop skills that can improve their lives. These skills will range from employable skills to wellness skills and address specific populations in need.

Join us on our mission towards a brighter and more equitable future. Contribute to the fight against poverty today.


Senior Awareness

We teamed up with Portail de l’Immigrant Association for a multicultural cooking event like no other. Thirty women from diverse backgrounds came together to learn how to cook three delicious dishes from Burundi, Morocco, and Quebec! 
This event was not just about food but about empowerment and education. Wings of Hope for Africa Rise Center program aims to empower families through educational workshops, equipping them with the skills they need to thrive. 

Living Well

In collaboration with the Bridge to Oasis Foundation, we supported local seniors by donating 21 cultural food hampers. We believe access to healthy, culturally appropriate food is a basic human right. 

During this event, Dr. Seyi Akinola shared valuable advice on living well as a senior. It was an enlightening, heartwarming night, fostering learning, connection, and a shared potluck.

Senior Awareness

Senior Awareness Africa Centre spearheaded a senior abuse awareness initiative on November 17th, collaborating with our Rise Centre program.

Through engaging trivia sessions, we provided seniors with valuable information on avoiding scams, making the event not only educational but also enjoyable, with a prize for the winner.

Join us for a unique Summer job opportunity! We’re dedicated to empowering young people to learn, grow, and make a meaningful impact in our community. As part of our team, you’ll find a supportive environment where you truly belong and have every opportunity to thrive. Apply now and be part of something great!

More Events Coming Soon!

Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

Our Partners are a significant part of the success of our programs and initiatives. Thank you to all the organizations listed below who generously support us and help to make it all possible!

We’re a registered charity dedicated to family welfare, empowering communities & developing self-sufficiency programs to end poverty in Burundi and Rwanda, East Africa, and in Calgary, Canada.


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