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Zero Hunger is no small goal

The UN Sustainable Goal #2, Zero Hunger, is just one of the 17 Global Goals adopted by the United Nations and accepted by its members in 2015 to stimulate action over the next fifteen years in areas of critical importance for humanity and the planet. On World ...

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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 ...

In Canada

Threads of Opportunity

We follow Martine through her gate and into her yard. But we are not the only ones to follow her lead. An entire group of women is copying her every move. Copying – not only t... We follow Martine through her gate and into her yard. But we are not the only ones to follow her lea...

In The Field

Threads of Joy

Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is where the grandkids are — all of them, all of the time, she jokes. And even tr... Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is whe...

In The Field

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

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...

In Canada, In The Field

Weaving Bonds in Guatemala

Colour is Food for the Spirit As Change for Children supporters, volunteers, brigade members, donors, and advocates grow in number, we are proud of the web we have woven and a... Colour is Food for the Spirit As Change for Children supporters, volunteers, brigade members, donors...

In The Field

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...

In The Field

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...

In The Field