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World Water Day 2019: Leaving No one Behind

The Technology for Sustainable Water Resource Governance project is working towards the World Water Day 2019 goal of Leaving No one Behind. Here, three women involved in and i... The Technology for Sustainable Water Resource Governance project is working towards the World Water ...

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Just Add Water. Just in time for Chirstmas.

It is neither jolly nor magical, but this Christmas-red drilling rig has been busily making a joyful noise in the communities of El Horcon and San Ramon in Nicaragua. Water sc... It is neither jolly nor magical, but this Christmas-red drilling rig has been busily making a joyful...

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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...

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A labour of love; A means to move forward

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...

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Conserving Environments, Sustaining Communities

Ecotourism should empower local people through shared participation, provide income opportunities to stimulate local economy, and have minimal impact on natural resources to c... Ecotourism should empower local people through shared participation, provide income opportunities to...

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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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Girls of Today - Women of Tomorrow

We could not be more proud to have a new project selected to receive support from the 60 million girls foundation in 2019. We could not be more proud to have a new project selected to receive support from the 60 million gir...

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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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