Stories

Sindia Speaks from Experience

When Sindia urges youth in her homecommunity of Siminka in the BOSAWAS to stay in school, it is fair to say that she herself speaks from experience. When she equips teachers with the knowhow to incorporate technology into their classrooms, it is fair to say th...

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Community Collaborates to achieve Water Rights

Francisca Romero knew her community’s water well was on the verge of collapse. Everybody in Los Ébanos, a 42-family community in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, was very aware of the ... Francisca Romero knew her community’s water well was on the verge of collapse. Everybody in Los Éban...

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Solar Power Brings Light and Learning to Off-Grid Communities

For what the BOSAWAS biosphere forest reserve in northwest Nicaragua may lack in accessibility and connectivity, it makes up for in sunshine – the source of photosynthesis, Vi... For what the BOSAWAS biosphere forest reserve in northwest Nicaragua may lack in accessibility and c...

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Gifts that Change the World

Honour your loved one by sharing the joy of helping improve the lives of children, families, and communities on their behalf. Change the Present. The World needs investment in... Honour your loved one by sharing the joy of helping improve the lives of children, families, and com...

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Back-to-Back Storms Batter the BOSAWAS

Incredibly, the indigenous peoples of BOSAWAS, currently struggling to recover from recent catastrophe, have suffered the effects of YET ANOTHER Hurricane – this time, one tha... Incredibly, the indigenous peoples of BOSAWAS, currently struggling to recover from recent catastrop...

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Communities Build Community

We need look no further than to you, our Change for Children community, to see how one community can lift another up. Individuals, families, businesses, and communities within... We need look no further than to you, our Change for Children community, to see how one community can...

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In the Wake of Disaster

This week, we have been anxiously, nervously, obsessively, following Hurricane Eta, watching for updates, communicating with community facilitators working in Miskitu and Maya... This week, we have been anxiously, nervously, obsessively, following Hurricane Eta, watching for upd...

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My Voice; Our Equal Future

Five years ago, Ligia Lopez was volunteering on climate change and risk reduction projects in rural communities in Nicaragua, while at the same time building her skills in the... Five years ago, Ligia Lopez was volunteering on climate change and risk reduction projects in rural ...

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Stand with Joselyn

Joselyn wears many hats. She is a wife, a mother, a poultry farmer, and the treasurer of the Water Committee in her community of Las Nubes. When she first began in the positio... Joselyn wears many hats. She is a wife, a mother, a poultry farmer, and the treasurer of the Water C...

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Stand Up!

This year’s fall fundraiser promises to be a non-event. Literally! Save the trouble of getting gussied up by not joining us on September 25th!  Spend the entire night any way ... This year’s fall fundraiser promises to be a non-event. Literally! Save the trouble of getting gussi...

In Canada

Cuatro Caminos School Construction Complete

Putting to work the generous donations from Change for Children’s 2019 Development Dinner, two new classrooms have been constructed in the community of Cuatro Caminos in... Putting to work the generous donations from Change for Children’s 2019 Development Dinner, two...

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