Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Teaching Trip Package 1 – with Keith Leavitt

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Edith Fitch Memorial

On May 25, we lost a dear friend. Edith Fitch dedicated her life to service—she was one of the travellers on the first A Better World trip to Kenya in 1999. She also volunteered her time as the ABW Historian. Her kindness and dedication to improving the lives of others touched the hearts of those

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Mamawi 2016 Kindergarten Class Raises Money for Kenya Water Project

Today the Mamawi Atosketan Native School (Ponoka, AB) kindergarten graduating class of 2016 presented a cheque for $165 to A Better World during their graduation ceremony. They raised the money by saving all of the change from their recyclables. The class decided to fundraise so that a community in Kenya would be able to access clean water. Thank

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Journeys of Inspiration Trip Package 1 – Sweet Waters Route with Eric Rajah

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Medical information comes to Kenya in tablet form

  By LAURA TESTER Deep in a remote area of Kenya, an outbreak of anthrax hit a community hard in the fall of 2015. As Barb Wade recalled, at least one child died from the bacterial infection transmitted by animals including cows. Shortly after the outbreak occurred, Barb, a wildlife biologist, and husband Len Wade,

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Veterinarian Helps Students Discover their Roots and Confidence through Mamawi Atosketan Native School’s After School Program

By Lynn McDowell A two-kilometer trek across a frozen lake to go ice fishing may not be everyone’s idea of a great way to reconnect with their roots, but for some of the students in the after school program at Mamawi Atosketan Native School (MANS), near Maskwacis, it’s their top choice when school’s done for

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ABW Kenya Trip Featured in École Sir John Franklin High School Newsletter

“I look at things with a lot more appreciation and respect. I see things around me and within me like my family, my home, my health and my education as something of great value.” – Meghan Newberry, High School Student See the entire story below: May Newsletter 2016  

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SAY HER NAME Benefit Concert: for victims of Human Trafficking in Thailand.

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