Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sunday, June 29, 2014 – School Evaluation Trip to Kenya

The School Evaluation Committee trip begins today with Keith Leavitt Keith Leavitt, Education Director for A Better World, and Eric Rajah, Co-founder will be in Kenya for an evaluation of the schools A Better World supports. Ten schools will be evaluated in various areas; enrolment, teacher training, student performance, facilities, cleanliness, ratios of boys to

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Inspiring Day at Sunshine Hills Elementary School in Delta, BC

An inspiring day at Sunshine Hills Elementary School. This is the 5th year in a row that the students have raised over $20,000. Today they gave me a cheque for $25,000. They had exceeded their goal by $5,000 even though the sign says 20K. These kids and their teacher Joan are one amazing group. To date, they

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Lacombe Globe: Lacombe humanitarian awarded Doctor of Laws degree

Friends and family members gathered at the Lacombe Memorial Centre last weekend to celebrate Eric Rajah, an incredible humanitarian who was recently awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Andrews University in Michigan. Rajah was recognized for his work with the organization he founded called A Better World, which funds agriculture, education and health

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June 2014 ExpressNews

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Canada Day Celebrations at Oakridge Adventist Church

Canada Day Celebrations will feature Eric Rajah as guest speaker at Oakridge Adventist Church on Saturday June 28 at 11 AM.  He will share his experiences of arriving in Canada and how he co-founded the organization “A Better World” in 1990 to reach out to the community. Click here to watch the live stream. Oakridge Adventist Church 5350

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Edmonton Urban Spirits Rotary Club Donates to A Better World

June 19, 2014 Eric received the first donation of $14,000 for the Dormitory at Loigero School, Kenya this Thursday at the Edmonton Urban Spirits Rotary Club. In November, another $14,000 will be donated to A Better World Canada. Laurel Sabur presented the cheque.

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Calling on business executives or retired business owners!

Are you a business executive or retired business owner looking for an opportunity to share your skills and resources to help a developing country in a meaningful way? Join our third annual Executive Trip this coming October.

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An Inspiring Day at the Westwood Community High School

An inspiring day at the Westwood Community High School in Fort McMurray, AB.  It was wonderful to be there and experience the enthusiasm of the Kenya Project Leadership Team of students.  This year they will surpass their $10,000 goal and reach $15,000.  Since 2010 they have raised over $60,000 to build schools in Kenya. Thanks

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Needed: Nurses, Doctors, Dentists…

…Medical personnel and other volunteers for the upcoming trip. Our medical trip dates and itinerary is now available. We are in need of more medical personnel and other volunteers to support the medical team. Please pass this information to anyone who may be interested. We have attached a direct link to the trip information package. 

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Kenya Medical Trip 2014 Package #1

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Lacombe Group of Seven Serves in Bolivia

Plans to travel south are typically aimed at lounging on white sandy beaches, indulging in much needed vegetation and other similar touristic aspirations, but for a valiant group of seven Central Alberta university students and professionals, southern plans in the month of May revolved mainly around humanitarian work. A Better World Canada (ABW) is a

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A Better World’s Annual Golf Tourney

         

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