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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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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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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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A little Vision goes a long way

In February, the eye care brigade team travelled to Nicaragua to see patients in four communities who waited paitiently to be tended to by three visiting optometrists and our ... In February, the eye care brigade team travelled to Nicaragua to see patients in four communities wh...

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