Stories

In The Field

Ecotourism for Economic Development

The Casa Grande (Big House) of the Strathcona Lodge is a bustle of activity as dental brigade volunteers prepare for a clinic day in the 84-family remote Kichwa community of E... The Casa Grande (Big House) of the Strathcona Lodge is a bustle of activity as dental brigade volunt...

In The Field

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...

Blog, In The Field

Threads of Opportunity

We follow Martine through her gate and into her yard. But we are not the only ones to follow her lead. An entire group of women is copying her every move. Copying – not only t... We follow Martine through her gate and into her yard. But we are not the only ones to follow her lea...

In The Field

Threads of Joy

Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is where the grandkids are — all of them, all of the time, she jokes. And even tr... Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is whe...

In The Field

Teaching is a Work of Heart

Alberta teachers have recently returned from the Bosawas biosphere reserve in Nicaragua as part of a pilot project in partnership with the Alberta Teacher’s Association (ATA).... Alberta teachers have recently returned from the Bosawas biosphere reserve in Nicaragua as part of a...

In The Field, Travel Stories

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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Local Schools Make an Impact

The combined support of eight Alberta Schools funded a water well in the community of Villa Alemania. We were recently on site to witness the drilling. The combined support of eight Alberta Schools funded a water well in the community of Villa Alemania...

In Canada, In The Field

Weaving Bonds in Guatemala

Colour is Food for the Spirit As Change for Children supporters, volunteers, brigade members, donors, and advocates grow in number, we are proud of the web we have woven and a... Colour is Food for the Spirit As Change for Children supporters, volunteers, brigade members, donors...

In The Field

Vision with Action can Change the World

Sight is what you see with your eyes. Vision is what you see with your mind. With improved sight, the vision of many will be more easily realized. According to research by the... Sight is what you see with your eyes. Vision is what you see with your mind. With improved sight, th...

In The Field