Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 27 2016

The team also presented a workshop for the rehabilitation therapists of Homa Bay County. Over 20 physiotherapists and occupational therapists attended. The topic: “Current Topics in Pediatric Rehabilitation”. Mona was the star by sharing her expertise with gross motor assessment and we had the cutest boy participate as a case study. Bev shared about use

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February 26 2016

Our team is resting near Kisii tonight after a couple busy days at Nyaburi and Ndanai. 2 days of clinics were held on Wednesday and Thursday at Nyaburi School. It was great to work with Bernard, PT and Cyrilla, OT. Very hot this week in Kendu Bay! The team was also able to follow up

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February 26-28, 2016 – The opening of the Vuga Clinic in Tanzania was interrupted….

I arrived in Kenya on Thursday, February 25 and left for Tanzania the next day to evaluate the completed projects, the projects in progress and to review the priorities for the next set of projects.  I am very pleased with three things: Community engagement.  There is a high level of community engagement in every project. 

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A Better World 2015 Annual Report

2015_ABW Annual Report (PRINT)

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Lacombe the most giving community!

Many of the topics covered in The Owl focus on the job market, labour income and the economy. And while we all know Albertans work hard, they also dig deep to help those in need and to support good causes in their communities. In 2014, the median dollar value of charitable donation by tax filer in the

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February 22 2016

Our team has safely arrived in Kenya! Here they are pictured in Nairobi with their driver Benson. They spent a night at the Exotic Hotel House in Kericho- a beautiful tea plantation for a backdrop. The team is now off to Ndanai to follow up with some of the children from the local community as

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In Remembrance of Shirley Loxdale.

Shirley Loxdale was laid to her rest on February 12, 2016 in Halifax. Her passion for mission and education was honoured by her sons , Glenn Loxdale and Ray Loxdale with memorial gifts to Sandy Lake Academy and A Better World. In November 2011, the entire family was in Kenya, where her sons also funded and

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Eric Rajah to be Guest Speaker at 2016 Lacombe Leadership Prayer Breakfast

Get your tickets now for the 2016 edition of the Lacombe Leadership Prayer Breakfast this coming Thursday, February 18 at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. Enjoy a delicious breakfast by H&T Catering while listening to a presentation from Eric Rajah with A Better World. For more information and to order your tickets click here. Click here

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2016 Journeys of Inspiration Trip Summery

May Trip – 2 pager

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Kenya Handle It? Burnsview’s 30 Hour Famine 2016

Ranya Sutherland, long-time supporter of ABW as well as a part of the EDGE 2015 Trip to Kenya, has been organizing and supporting ABW fundraisers for years. Below is a short video that she created to promote the kick-off of their fundraiser for St. Anne’s. Burnsview’s 30 Hour Famine is a student-run initiative to raise

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