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A pinch of fate. A cup of Kindness.

The sun set quickly – more quickly than expected – over the tall palm trees lining the banks of the Rio Coco, leaving the group of Canadians making our way to San Andres, Bosa... The sun set quickly – more quickly than expected – over the tall palm trees lining the banks of the ...

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In solidarity with Nicaragua

As a Civil Society Organization that played a large role supporting the Nicaraguan people in their struggle for a just government in the 80’s, we continue to support justice, ... As a Civil Society Organization that played a large role supporting the Nicaraguan people in their s...

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The Journey to Gender Equality

Change for Children’s International Projects Manager, Adrienne, recently ventured into the Bosawas Bosawas Reserve for the first time and was welcomed by community membe... Change for Children’s International Projects Manager, Adrienne, recently ventured into the Bos...

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More than Numbers on World Water Day

700 million people suffer from water scarcity. 2 billion people drink unsafe water every day. 443 million school days are lost annually due to water-related illnesses. 700 million people suffer from water scarcity. 2 billion people drink unsafe water every day. 443 mi...

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Be humble. Be teachable. Always keep learning.

We learn much from those who continue to smile in the face of adversity; from those who open their hearts to, and trust in, the kindness of strangers; from those whose gratitu... We learn much from those who continue to smile in the face of adversity; from those who open their h...

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Common Threads

It is in visiting Change for Children projects, in meeting those impacted by this organization, in witnessing the change and the difference that can be made to real lives, rea... It is in visiting Change for Children projects, in meeting those impacted by this organization, in w...

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Everyone smiles in the Same Language

By Clinic Day 4, we unload and unpack our equipment/supply bins with the ease of a finely tuned pit crew. We arrive to patients waiting in the shade of the few trees in the ch... By Clinic Day 4, we unload and unpack our equipment/supply bins with the ease of a finely tuned pit ...

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Seeing the World just a little More clearly

We set up clinic space in health centre hallways, in classrooms, in a church, and in a lean-to shelter. Inside. Outside. We are flexible. And the patients are patient. Through... We set up clinic space in health centre hallways, in classrooms, in a church, and in a lean-to shelt...

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