Monthly Archives: January 2019

January 18, 2019

Our second day at Momoniat Health Centre was much the same as the first, except this time we packed everything up in the late afternoon. Around mid-day we had to troubleshoot a technical problem with one of the suction lines but were back up to full speed after an hour or so. You can see

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January 17, 2019

A Better World Canada can be proud of its dental team! Today was the first of two at the government-owned Momoniat Health Centre, in the district of the Honorable MP Joseph Limo and his wife Beatrice, friends of A Better World. We are grateful for their support in organizing this clinic and for Beatrice’s presence

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January 17, 2019

An educational session on female health was held and feminine hygiene kits were distributed. The girls were very excited to receive a kit as, often, young women in the developing world must stay home from school once a month for multiple days due to lack of proper sanitation and feminine hygiene supplies. Because of these

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January 16, 2019

Educating girls is an important mission for A Better World. Debra Brosseuk, a project manager, seeks and supports girls who come from challenging circumstances. The goal is to bring more girls into secondary schools.  Some are unable to continue to higher education because of difficult home situations. Some come to big cities looking for work to support their

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Wednesday January 16, 2019

Today we traveled from Gilgil to Kericho. After a pleasant stay in the Jacaranda Hotel, we “escaped” to have lunch at a beautiful arboretum. We also had a tour of the Toror Tea Factory – now, we can truly appreciate the work that goes into preparing a cup of tea! We’re planning on an early

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Sunday January 13th, 2019: Visiting the Kacyiru II School

Backpacks and school supplies were given out to children at the Kacyiru Secondary School so that they can have a successful academic year in 2019. Various awards and gifts were also given for academic achievement in 2018. The students were very proud. I also visited the home of a former student who is now in

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Tuesday January 15, 2019: First Day at the clinic.

Today is our first clinic at Gilgil Township School. The new generator is working well and there have been no mechanical issues with anything today. 36 children were treated. We had a local dentist observing and participating. The team is working hard and is starting to gel – we packed up in under an hour

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Monday January 14th, 2019: Arrived in Kenya

We’ve just finished breakfast on the veranda at Lake Elementatia Lodge. All is well. We had no issues getting our baggage through customs. Drove to Naivasha yesterday for a good lunch. Lenni and Kelvin went ahead after lunch to scout out the clinic space at the school while the others enjoyed a boat safari. That seemed

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2018 Rehab Trip to Kenya Package #2

CLICK HERE >> Journeys of Inspiration – Rehab Trip 2019 – Package 2

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Lacombe foreign aid worker Eric Rajah speaks about his experiences in conflict zones

A Better World co-founder presents his time in Iraq and Afghanistan at the Mary C. Moore Library As part of the Mary C. Moore’s Arm Chair Travel Series, A Better World co-founder and Alberta Order of Excellence recipient Eric Rajah spoke about his experience doing foreign aid work in the war-torn countries of Iraq and

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