Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014 Packing Day!

Today, the Acro travellers met together and packed for the upcoming trip.  Over 14 bags were packed of things to give away.

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A Message for Andrews University Graduates

Dear Graduates, Thank you very much for this honour. I am humbled by this kindness. I share this honour with everyone in A Better World who has made this possible. Thank you also for inviting me to speak at your graduation. If you are looking for opportunities to serve and want to put your skills

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Acronaires Kenya Tour Package 1 & 2

>Package #1 >Package #2  

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Acronaires Trip Update #1

Click!  >Trip Update #1  

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5th Annual Co-operators Freedom Run

Be part of bringing education to girls in Afghanistan on June 1st 2014. Come join us for an incredible day of fun run for a great cause. Last year we raised over $15,000 for the 100 Classroom Project Register here http://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=10325

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Testimonial: Celine

A quick note to thank you for organizing such a memorable trip for us.  Lamu Island was extraordinary -incredibly beautiful and serene. The people there were fantastic.  We also enjoyed the two extra days in Nairobi taking advantage of all the tourist attractions:  the Kenyan Memorial Gardens Park, the Giraffe Centre, the Karen Blixen Museum,

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Testimonial: Joan

I want to thank you for inviting me to be part of such an extraordinary opportunity. I feel privileged to have had the “Africa” experience. Seeing so many layers of Kenya was wonderful, inspiring, insightful – all things positive. I really feel like a better person having had this opportunity. Thanks so much for providing

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Testimonial: Debra Hagen

THANK YOU, for making this an totally unbelievable experience, I enjoyed every moment of my time in Kenya (even though it was a emotional roller coaster). I have 1,560 pictures that tell an amazing story. Debra Hagen, Teacher

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Newsletter 2014

 >2014 Newsletter

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Lacombe Fire Department is looking to improve firefighting abroad

On March 27th, Lacombe County council voted unanimously in favour of donating a recently replaced Clive Fire Department engine to Lacombe Fire Department for the purpose of donating it to a fire department in Bolivia. Lacombe Fire Chief Ed van Delden said he was very happy that the engine had been made available for this

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El Chilar

Three by three. Three of our computer based learning students in El Chilar are our third year students with the computer based learning program in El Chilar. If we hadn’t made Grade 7, 8, and 9 available via the computer based learning program, they would have gone no further than 6th grade. What’s next for

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The Path to Academic Enlightenment

The impact of academia from one side of the world to another Azalea Lehndorff still remembers the drawing an Afghan child made for her when she visited the northern province of Sheberghan. It featured a single dove holding a pen, and Lehndorff says she’ll always wonder how the child, at that age, could already be

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