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A Season of Growth

Welcome, Spring! As dormant plants grow anew, seedlings sprout, trees boast fresh buds, and hibernating animals awake, Spring is a season of possibility, of beginnings, of promise. Spring sunshine paired with spring rains tend to wash away the dust — reviving ...

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Setting the Pace for a Healthy Planet

Taking steps today toward a healthy planet. Let’s set the pace.  Today, on Earth Day, 1 billion people in more than 193 countries will participate in actions and events ... Taking steps today toward a healthy planet. Let’s set the pace.  Today, on Earth Day, 1 billio...

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World Water Day: Change the direction for women in Tuburus

Every step that a woman or girl takes walking for water is a step away from education and recreation and self-actualization. Today is World Water Day, and we are asking for yo... Every step that a woman or girl takes walking for water is a step away from education and recreation...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Brighter Futures in Bosawas

The solar pumping water system in Pamkawas was destroyed by Hurricanes in 2020. In February of this year, the carnage—crushed solar panels, broken piping, and a roofless struc... The solar pumping water system in Pamkawas was destroyed by Hurricanes in 2020. In February of this ...

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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...

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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...

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