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Learning Outside the Lines

The first time I stepped out of a canoe and into a classroom in the Bosawas, Nicaragua to assist a dental brigade, I never would have imagined that a few years later, that sam... The first time I stepped out of a canoe and into a classroom in the Bosawas, Nicaragua to assist a d...

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Little Learners; Huge Hearts

By Mrs. Rogers, Bearspaw Schoool Grade 1/2 Teacher — My class of first and second graders was learning all about WATER in Science class! We explored the different properties o... By Mrs. Rogers, Bearspaw Schoool Grade 1/2 Teacher — My class of first and second graders was learni...

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From Canada this February

It feels a little strange to be writing a February message from Canadian soil this year. Our dental and optometry brigades typically occur in February (sometimes January, some... It feels a little strange to be writing a February message from Canadian soil this year. Our dental ...

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Creativity is not cancelled!

Creativity is not cancelled. And neither is your passion! And we are grateful. The past year will be remembered as one of struggle and of challenge. It is one where organizati... Creativity is not cancelled. And neither is your passion! And we are grateful. The past year will be...

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Communities Build Community

We need look no further than to you, our Change for Children community, to see how one community can lift another up. Individuals, families, businesses, and communities within... We need look no further than to you, our Change for Children community, to see how one community can...

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My Voice; Our Equal Future

Five years ago, Ligia Lopez was volunteering on climate change and risk reduction projects in rural communities in Nicaragua, while at the same time building her skills in the... Five years ago, Ligia Lopez was volunteering on climate change and risk reduction projects in rural ...

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Legacy School Construction Complete

Construction of our five classroom secondary school in the village of Tuburus on the Coco River in BOSAWAS, Nicaragua began in November. A crisp coat of paint and substantial ... Construction of our five classroom secondary school in the village of Tuburus on the Coco River in B...

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Changing gears; Not slowing down

A message from our Executive Director The past few weeks have been difficult. For everyone. And while we individually face uncertain times in our homes, health, jobs, and comm... A message from our Executive Director The past few weeks have been difficult. For everyone. And whil...

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The Same. But Different.

The henna intricately scribed on my forearm fades with the first soapy lather back on Canadian soil. The tan lines on my feet, I discover, weren’t tan lines at all, as the las... The henna intricately scribed on my forearm fades with the first soapy lather back on Canadian soil....

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Top 30 Under 30

Top 30 under 30 Change for Children represents Change for Children nominated three candidates to receive the Top 30 under 30 distinction and all were awarded and recognized fo... Top 30 under 30 Change for Children represents Change for Children nominated three candidates to rec...

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