Canadian Friends of AKIM exists:
To provide support and services for people with intellectual disabilities and their families in Israel through AKIM Israel;
To promote the good work of AKIM Israel in Canada;
To encourage collaboration between Canadians and AKIM Israel; and
To foster the spirit of an inclusive Israeli society.
About CANADIAN FRIENDS OF AKIM - PROMOTING THE INCLUSION OF ISRAELI CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES
Since 1951 the government and people of Israel have looked to AKIM to provide care, advocacy, support and education to children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families. AKIM works in all corners of Israel and is the largest provider of programs and services for people with an intellectual disability and their families.
Since 1962, Canadian Friends of AKIM – Promoting the Inclusion of Israeli Children and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities, has operated projects in Israel for the benefit of more than 35,000 people with intellectual disabilities and their families.