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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 scarcity here has meant family water supplies falling severely short of basic human wat...

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Youth Volunteer "I Am Making a Difference"

In early January, Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) designed the “I Am Making a Difference” youth campaign for International Development Week (IDW) 2011. The campa... In early January, Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) designed the “I Am Making a Differen...

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Gifts in Memory of Doug McIvor

Doug McIvor's passion and enthusiasm for helping those in need will be greatly missed. Gifts in honour of his life support the rights of underprivileged... Doug McIvor's passion and enthusiasm for helping those in need will be greatly missed. Gifts in hono...

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Energy & Innovation In Nicaragua

In July of 2010 I had the opportunity to participate in a program called “Just Teach”, offered through the organization “Change for Children”; this program involved a 15-day e... In July of 2010 I had the opportunity to participate in a program called “Just Teach”, offered throu...

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Indigenous Capacity & Sustainable Communities

“Government alone does not have the capacity to effectively manage our lands.”   Primitivo Centeno was born and raised in the Miskito village of Pamkawas, located... “Government alone does not have the capacity to effectively manage our lands.”   Primit...

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Gifts in memory of Linda Nycholat

Linda's concern for global justice was demonstrated in part by her volunteer commitment to Change for Children. Linda's concern for global justice was demonstrated in part by her volunteer commitment to Change fo...

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Ed Carson: Champion of Human Rights

Ed Carson changed the lives of many people from Alberta to Nicaragua. His work continues today because he passed on his passion for and commitment to the rights of all childre... Ed Carson changed the lives of many people from Alberta to Nicaragua. His work continues today becau...

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