Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Better Future for Orphans in Rapogi

By Keith Clouten Project Manager, Rapogi Primary School When UNICEF published last year’s orphan statistics, our shrinking attention span was more likely to bring a tired yawn than concerted action. Cold, hard facts like 56 million orphans in sub-Saharan Africa (more than 1.5 times Canada’s population) or 3 million in Kenya (that’s half of Toronto)

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Sunshine Hills doubles their fundraising goal of $10,000 to help children in Rwanda

By Vesna Mirkovich Driving by Sunshine Hills Elementary, you would think the school, nestled in a pleasant neighbourhood of suburban Delta, B.C., is like all the other good neighbourhood public schools. Nothing on the outside would set it apart from the rest. But inside its walls you will find driven and compassionate administrators, teachers, and

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“Three Words That Can Transform Your World”

“Three Words that can Transform your World”: the commencement address at the Burman University graduation was given by Eric Rajah, cofounder of A Better World. He shared experiences of starting A Better World and how Burman Universities core values of Think, Believe and Act can transform the world. He shared examples from the graduating class

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Budding philanthropist raises money through her first children’s book

BY LAURA TESTER Pictured above: Emily Allen reads her alphabet book to Mrs. Hind’s kindergarten class at Saskatoon Christian School in April. Emily Allen already has a children’s book out and she’s just nine herself. This budding philanthropist from Saskatoon is raising money for A Better World Canada through the sales of her first book,

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Gold for Gideon: A Ndanai Success Story

When Gideon was 11 years old, he lost both his legs in a train accident. Since then, Gideon has overcome many obstacles, living an incredible life despite the difficulties. A student and resident of Ndanai Primary School, Gideon has grown into an incredibly talented and athletic young man. When our Rehab and Physio team was

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