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Gravity with Gravitas

In Pellizco Central, the water committee is learning to use tablets to communicate with their municipal government, to track water usage in their community, and to continue their water advocacy efforts. It is indeed an encouraging sight to see. But my eye is a...

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One New Year.

And no less than 5 undertakings to kick it off! It was an eventful and inspiring 2018, and we have finished the year with big plans, some in place and some already underway! H... And no less than 5 undertakings to kick it off! It was an eventful and inspiring 2018, and we have f...

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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 sc... It is neither jolly nor magical, but this Christmas-red drilling rig has been busily making a joyful...

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A pinch of fate. A cup of Kindness.

The sun set quickly – more quickly than expected – over the tall palm trees lining the banks of the Rio Coco, leaving the group of Canadians making our way to San Andres, Bosa... The sun set quickly – more quickly than expected – over the tall palm trees lining the banks of the ...

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Let's get #Together2018!

Together 2018 is an internationally recognized Symposium fostering collaboration and innovation around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Canada and be... Together 2018 is an internationally recognized Symposium fostering collaboration and innovation arou...

In Canada

Thank you for Making Room!

Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Development Dinner to Make Room for women and girls. Thank you for squeezing in tight. Thank you for your ears that listened, f... Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Development Dinner to Make Room for women and girls....

In Canada

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

A labour of love; A means to move forward

The Casa Grande (Big House) of the Strathcona Lodge is a bustle of activity as dental brigade volunteers prepare for a clinic day in the 84-family remote Kichwa community of E... The Casa Grande (Big House) of the Strathcona Lodge is a bustle of activity as dental brigade volunt...

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Conserving Environments, Sustaining Communities

Ecotourism should empower local people through shared participation, provide income opportunities to stimulate local economy, and have minimal impact on natural resources to c... Ecotourism should empower local people through shared participation, provide income opportunities to...

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In solidarity with Nicaragua

As a Civil Society Organization that played a large role supporting the Nicaraguan people in their struggle for a just government in the 80’s, we continue to support justice, ... As a Civil Society Organization that played a large role supporting the Nicaraguan people in their s...

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Because of you, Mom

This Mother’s Day, show your mom how much you appreciate her by making mothering easier for another deserving mom. Sure, you could buy her flowers, but empowering anothe... This Mother’s Day, show your mom how much you appreciate her by making mothering easier for an...

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