Monthly Archives: August 2017

Interview: Creating a Better World One Step at a Time

Click here to read the full interview by Speak the Words. If you would like to access the interview in full, sign up for the free communication course ‘Confident Communicator’ at the bottom of the interview page!   Jacqui McCarty is currently a resident of Lacombe, Alberta in Canada. She graduated from Burman University in 2016

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Talek X-Ray Room Groundbreaking

Last month marked the beginning of construction for a new X-Ray Room at Talek Health Centre in the Maasai Mara (Kenya). The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by several clinic staff, community members, and local chief. After months of research and in-person meetings with the clinic head physician in February, we are excited to take the

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Central Albertans continue to build new classrooms through A Better World Canada

By Kirsten Dennis from rdnewsNOW   Pictured Above: The students have been coming to Project J Secondary School every day. They told the engineer that the work is going too slowly—they want to be able to take their final exams in the new school! They asked that the construction company hire more workers.   An eighth school

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2017 Priority Project – August Update

Thank you for supporting our 2017 Priority Project!

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Ardent supporters see exciting changes ahead for A Better World

By LAURA TESTER One man worked for the world’s largest aerospace company, the other within Alberta’s energy sector for 25 years. Both desire to see A Better World Canada grow its support and influence across the nation. Ray Loxdale of Halifax and Stu MacPhail of Red Deer are longtime volunteers who are part of a

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Goodbye to a good friend

We were very saddened to receive the news that Charles Muraguri, a long-time friend of A Better World, passed away due to a heart attack on Sunday, August 6. Charles recently retired as a Project Manager from Male, Kenya. Charles’s involvement with ABW is extensive—he was a driver and guide for over 2,000 volunteer travelers.

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2017 Kenya Medical Trip Package 1

07.07.17 Medical and Health Service Trip Kenya Package 1

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Alberta-made dresses sewn with love and care for Kenya

By LAURA TESTER Anya Delafield is sowing into the lives of Kenyan girls — one stitch at a time. The nine-year-old Lacombe area resident is using her passion for sewing to create dresses for girls who otherwise wouldn’t have a second dress. She’s made four dresses for children at A Better World Canada-sponsored Gilgil Primary

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