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Alberta Teachers #MAKEROOM in Guatemala

As we continue to address classroom construction needs in Comitancillo, Guatemala, we are also concentrating efforts on improving the quality of education received inside clas... As we continue to address classroom construction needs in Comitancillo, Guatemala, we are also conce...

In The Field, Travel Stories

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

Oasis and TLC Provide Dental Care in Guatemala

By: Heather Benedet, Brigade Participant Change for Children’s Dental Brigade to Comitancillo, Guatemala was a whirlwind adventure. Between TLC Family Dental and Oasis Family ... By: Heather Benedet, Brigade Participant Change for Children’s Dental Brigade to Comitancillo, Guate...

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Encouraging Women to Be Brave

When the Change for Children dental brigade team sets out on Friday for the Comitancillo region of Guatemala, they will be bringing more than dental care. One volunteer, Joyce... When the Change for Children dental brigade team sets out on Friday for the Comitancillo region of G...

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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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Enabling the Everyday

It is not every day that one returns to communities in Nicaragua to witness water flowing freely where previously there was none. It is not every day, but it is today. It is not every day that one returns to communities in Nicaragua to witness water flowing freely whe...

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