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San Isidro School - Opening Doors

The first time we visit San Isidro in the Guatemala highlands – one of the most marginalized and isolated communities in Comitancillo – it is to meet the Community Development... The first time we visit San Isidro in the Guatemala highlands – one of the most marginalized and iso...

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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

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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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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Your support changes the World

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Common Threads that connect us across miles and circumstance and opportunity at the Development Dinner one week ago. You ha... Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Common Threads that connect us across miles and ...

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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...

In The Field, Travel Stories

The next chapter for Marjorie

Marjorie works hard. The first time we meet her in the Bosawas bioshphere reserve in Nicaragua, she is carrying rice. The second time we cross paths, she is carrying water fro... Marjorie works hard. The first time we meet her in the Bosawas bioshphere reserve in Nicaragua, she ...

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Turning Cant's into Cans

Turning Can’ts into Cans The construction of secondary schools in the Bosawas and the promotion of girls’ education will allow teachers to turn can’ts into cans for stud... Turning Can’ts into Cans The construction of secondary schools in the Bosawas and the promotio...

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Turning Dreams into Plans

A dream declared becomes a goal. Maria is in the 6th grade of primary school, the eldest of 7 brothers, and the daughter of a humble peasant Miskito farmer in the community of... A dream declared becomes a goal. Maria is in the 6th grade of primary school, the eldest of 7 brothe...

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