At MakeWay, our shared platform is home to over 60 projects based from coast to coast to coast. Initiatives benefit from the support of a mission-aligned community, charitable expertise, and shared resources, so they can focus on the work closest to their heart. Over the next few months, we’re sitting down with our shared platform projects to learn more about what they do. This week, we connected with the Ayalik Project to hear about their relationship with MakeWay, their source of inspiration, and the most recent paddling expedition they facilitated for young boys in the sub-arctic region north of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories! Where are you based? While we operate the administrative side of things remotely, the Ayalik Project has local liaison volunteers on the ground in several Nunavut communities, and has sent Nunavut Inuit youth to programs throughout...

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At MakeWay, our shared platform is home to over 60 projects based from coast to coast to coast. Initiatives benefit from the support of a mission-aligned community, charitable expertise, and shared resources, so they can focus on the work closest to their heart. Over the next few months, we’re sitting down with our shared platform projects to learn more about what they do. Recently, we connected with the Western Arctic Youth Collective! Read on to find out all about them. Where is your Project based? We are based in the Western Arctic region (the Beaufort Delta region) of the Northwest Territories. Our goal is to have a physical base in Inuvik to operate out of post-COVID-19. When was your Project founded and by whom? WAYC is created by Inuvialuit and Gwich’in youth, for youth with connections to the Beaufort Delta...

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