Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lacombe Express: A Better World Canada celebrates 25 years in community

By Sarah Maetche – Lacombe Express Published: April 30, 2015 8:00 AM Updated: April 30, 2015 9:04 AM From humble beginnings to becoming a worldwide volunteer-driven organization, A Better World Canada (ABW), a Lacombe-based charity, has had a ripple effect across the globe. ABW celebrated their milestone, marking 25 years of humanitarian efforts, this past

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25th Anniversary Day Service Video and Pictures

   

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106.7 The Drive: A Better World Canada Marks 25 Years

A Better World Canada is celebrating 25 years this weekend in Lacombe. Co-founder Eric Rajah says they’ve brought over four people from Kenya to take part in celebrations. “We have with us three project managers who manage our projects in Kenya. Our key feature will be a young girl by the name of Janet who

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eNEWS: Celebrating What’s Right with the World: April 25, 2015

>> April 2015 eNEWS <<

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Tuesday, April 21 Janet speaking at Terrace Ridge school

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2015 Rehab Trip to Bolivia AD#1

04.21.15 Rehabilitaiton trip info

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Very Special

It was a unique experience to be able to visit one of the Casitas that Casita Copan has just established for their young charges….a regular home where 5 of the “orphan kids” and their house mom live. The kids were delighted and so anxious to have our attention, try out their beds and look at

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Greetings to Rotaract Red Deer and Thank You For The Playgrounds

Megan and I had to try out the new slides.    We presented the Rotaract sign to the chairman of the Casita Copan board. The Executive Director (Emily Monroe) and some of the staff were there to welcome our group and express their thanks and appreciation for the wonderful gift. The Board Chairman was a

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Nueva Armenia Clinic – Unidos Podemos

I have just showered off the sweat of the day and flopped into bed with weariness. It was a good day. The usual hour and a half of bumping along in a truck (at least we weren’t in the back) to reach Nueva Armenia (the site of the new Maternity/ Child clinic). I presented the

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Professor Keith Leavitt is honoured as an Emeritus at Canadian University College

Professor Keith. J Leavitt, a long term volunteer and Teacher Trainer with A Better World Canada, has been honoured as an Emeritus at Canadian University College, soon to be Burman University. Professor Keith Leavitt will be leading a teacher training trip to Kenya in July. 2015 Teacher Training Trip Keith Leavitt/Lyle Parr July 4 – 19

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Chuchilla Zappa Computer Based Learning Program

An hour on paved road then up, up, up the hill into the rural communities to reach the community of Cuchilla Zapa where a year ago we provided seed money for computers. The people from the department of education we’re excited about the possibilities. They visited Santa Cruz where the mother program is and implemented

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Red Deer Advocate: Lacombe charity A Better World at a turning point, says author in new book

By Lana Michelin – Red Deer Advocate Published: April 17, 2015 8:44 PM Updated: April 17, 2015 8:58 PM When Cameron Kennedy began writing about the unique humanitarian work done by A Better World — which gives 100 per cent of all donations to global causes — he had no idea he’d be marking a

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