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Posts In: Central America and the Caribbean

Dentists go the Distance

Crammed into a tiny bus, huge-hearted volunteers cover many miles to reach remote communities who are without regular access to dental care. Roads narrow and switchback, huggi... Crammed into a tiny bus, huge-hearted volunteers cover many miles to reach remote communities who ar...

Blog, In The Field, Travel Stories

A Rich Tapestry

A rich tapestry of cultural diversity begins with language. In Chicaman, Guatemala where more than a dozen Mayan languages comingle and contribute to the rich tapestry of cult... A rich tapestry of cultural diversity begins with language. In Chicaman, Guatemala where more than a...

In The Field

Go for the Goals

We all have goals. And as an international community, we’ve got some pretty big ones! The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals are a global call for action and a blue... We all have goals. And as an international community, we’ve got some pretty big ones! The seve...

In Canada, In The Field

It is with the generous support of the 60 million girls foundation that we kick off this new year with a new project. The Education for Climate Responsiveness project enables ... It is with the generous support of the 60 million girls foundation that we kick off this new year wi...

In The Field

Repeat the Sounding Joy in Guatemala's Highlands

Rainwater collection systems and water storage tanks save time for women and girls in Guatemala. Maria Luisa Ramirez Vasquez shares that she has spent many summer months over ... Rainwater collection systems and water storage tanks save time for women and girls in Guatemala. Mar...

In The Field

Making Futures Bright!

‘Tis the season of traditions! Your own holiday traditions might even include printing a joyful greeting card and sending it to those you hold dear this time of year. At... ‘Tis the season of traditions! Your own holiday traditions might even include printing a joyfu...

In The Field

Common Ground for Climate Change Education

We have been sharing our successes with tech education in the Global South for some time now – remote hotspots for education, digital libraries, classroom tablets. But in case... We have been sharing our successes with tech education in the Global South for some time now – remot...

In Canada, In The Field

Time waits for no one. #AboutTime

As time passes, so do opportunities to educate children who are diverted away from classrooms if the infrastructure, the resources, and the teachers are not equipped to delive... As time passes, so do opportunities to educate children who are diverted away from classrooms if the...

In The Field

Knowledge sharing; Promoting innovation

Photo Credit: L’Art de Capter by Josiane Farand A very successful event was recently held by Change for Children (in cooperation with Nicaragua’s Ministry of Education a... Photo Credit: L’Art de Capter by Josiane Farand A very successful event was recently held by C...

In The Field

Teaching into Summertime

Five Alberta teachers who traded suburban classrooms for pickup truck commutes up hillsides to rural Guatemala schools have returned from two weeks of sharing space, sharing i... Five Alberta teachers who traded suburban classrooms for pickup truck commutes up hillsides to rural...

In The Field, Travel Stories