Kenyan Women In Canada Association

At KWICA, our community is a vibrant tapestry woven with the common thread of Kenyan heritage and a shared pursuit of success in Canada. We offer diverse programs and events aimed at fostering personal and professional development. Within our community, we celebrate achievements, navigate challenges, and build lasting connections, fueled by cultural synergy and collective ambition. KWICA is more than an association; it’s a platform where Kenyan women in Canada inspire, support, and shape each other’s destinies.



2300 Sheppard Ave W. North York, ON M9M 3A4, Canada


• Contact Person: Pauline


The Yolo Foundation

The organization’s notion is based on the aphorism “You Only Live Once – YOLO.” There are no second chances once life has vanished. After knowing that we only live once, it is paramount to make life choices that promote healthy living no matter what and ensure that these choices are in the best interest of an individual’s life span.



3464 Danforth Ave, Scarborough, ON M1L 1E1 Toronto


• Contact Person: Denis Ssebuggwawo


Heart Lake Run 5K will take place at CAA Centre – Sports and Entertainment Complex, 7575 Kennedy Rd South, Brampton, ON L6W 4T2 on Sunday, June 25, 2023, from 8:00 AM. There will also be a 1K Kids Dash and Plogging Walk.


1. Please arrive by 7:00 AM to avoid roads closure starting from 7:30 AM.

2. Plogging means pick up and run or walk. You pick up any trash you see on your way, put it in a trash bag, and run or walk. Plogging is a change of attitude and ploggers are proud garbage collectors who do something for our environment and health before it is too late.


The Heart Lake Run will feature Active Living & Climate Action Festival from June 24-25, 2023 with over 80 Vendors, Opening Ceremony, and Conference with 5 Plenary Sessions on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Good Health & well-being, Zero Hunger, Life on Land, Life below Water and Climate Action.

African Canadian Community Youth Workshop

• Confronting Mental Illness and Gun Violence

• June 24th, 2023

• 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

10 Belfield Rd. Etobicoke, ON
M9W 1G1

• Ph: (416) 532-2273
• Email:

10 Belfield Rd.

Yoruba Community Association

The Yoruba Community Association, is a non-profit organization.


• Lead Person: Sola Olubunmi – ED


Ugandan Community In Ontario

Ugandan Community In Ontario, is a non-profit organization.



2063 Islington Ave., Etobicoke, Ontario M9P 2R7


• Lead Person: Shiba Kadumya Biraungi


Tumaini Nurses International

Tumaini Nurses International is a Not-for-Profit Organization federally Incorporated in Canada with its head office based in Toronto, Ontario. Our organization is comprised of directors who are Canadian Nurses with a common objective of health promotion and wellness of marginalized populations. Tumaini Nurses International has several branches internationally.

The founders started off as advocates for HIV/AIDS awareness in Kenya in 2003. We recognize that HIV continues to be a major global public health issue, with approximately 38.7 million people living with HIV by end of 2018. We continue to raise awareness and eradicate stigmatization of HIV victims. This organization was also established after a realization of the vast number of marginalized children with physical disabilities and mental health illness in Kenya . In some instances, such children are chained and locked in isolation under inhumane conditions. The 2 founding nurses started by contributing cash donations towards such families. Ou organisation is based on the nursing values of compassion, caring and advocacy.



2000 Sheppard Ave. West North York, Ontario M3N 1A2


• Lead Person: Rosemary Wanjau


Transition Africa

The goal is to expand the capacities of the black youth and help shape their progress towards becoming well informed local leaders readily available to represent and be meaningfully involved in a highly racially polarized system and committed to addressing social change issues. Our community engagement programs have common elements of leadership and governance training, moral and legal premise, social consciousness, and integrity.



2978 Islington Ave, Unit 203 North York ON M9L 2K6


• Lead Person: James Nyarkoh


Toronto Community Development Centre

The Toronto Community Development Centre, is a non-profit organization.



2885 Jane St. Toronto #5, Ontario M3N 2J6


• Lead Person: Peter Ozemoyah


Toronto Burkinabe Association

The Association of Burkina Faso People in Toronto. We are committed to providing basic necessity to our compatriots arriving in Toronto and the entire Ontario.



105 Foxridge Dr. Scarborough, Ontario M1K 2G4


• Lead Persons: Moubarak Kanzoe, and Marc Kambou, VP


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