60 children are waiting to be able to walk.

Every minute, a child dies from illnesses due to dirty water and poor sanitation.

In Kenya, there are 42,000 patients for every 1 dentist.

About A Better World

We are a Central Alberta-based international development
organization, established in 1990. Our management,
executive director and board are 100% volunteers. We
invest in education, health, water, agriculture and income
generation, partnering with local communities to establish
long-term development.100% of project donations go to
projects, with operations funded separately. Our donors can
get directly involved in projects, helping to decide how their
money is spent. They often visit projects and meet local
people to see the returns on their investments.

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Sustainable Change to Improve Lives

  • Education

    TO DATE
    education-icon222,792

    Students Enrolled

  • Health

    TO DATE
    health-icon428,327

    People cared for

  • Water

    TO DATE
    water-icon341,430

    People with access

  • Agriculture

    TO DATE
    agriculture-icon10,665

    People sustained

  • Income

    TO DATE
    income-icon3,037

    Permanent Jobs